Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 21195
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2019/03/20 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2001/5/7-8 [Recreation/Shopping] UID:21195 Activity:moderate
5/7     What are your favorite expressions taken from fairy tales?
        I'm trying to find a lot of them.  Things like "wolf in sheep's
        clothing", etc.
        \_ Is this homework?
        \_ "Sour grapes".
        \_ you mean fables, not fairy tales
           \_ No.  Most of them come from the Grimm's Brother Fairy Tales.
              The original poster has it correct.  The book is also known as
              The Tales of the Brothers Grimm for the pedantic.  You and the
              "I think I know regex but don't" person are wrong.
              \- "wolf sheep clothes" and "sour grapes" are morals for aesop's
              fables. "mirror mirror" is not a moral. are you looking for
              morals, epigrams etc or "random famous phrases"? ok tnx --psb
              \_ I'd swear there's a Grimm version of both.  I'll check my
                 copy later.
                \- psb is correct.  --tom
                   \_ Thank you for your valuable validation, Thomas. --!psb
        \_ Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?
           \_ yermom.
        \_ isn't this a pretty regular expression: /g/fairy/s/fable  ?
        \_ boy who cried wolf
        \_ Don't judge a man until you've walked a mile in his mocassins.