Humorous Proverbs

© Copyright 2013 CorbisCorporationThese humorous proverbs may make you smile and perhaps, they will make you laugh.


    • Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers. (-Uganda)
    • Don’t mistake a short man for a boy. (-Nigeria)
    • He who has diarrhea knows the direction of the door without being told. (-Uganda)
    • Just because you have been stung by a bee doesn’t mean you destroy all beehives. (-Kenya)
    • A boy perched on a tree sees what an old man sees seated on a stool. (-West Africa)
    • The sun that melts wax dries clay. (-Niger)
    • He who runs alone celebrates. (-Kenya)
    • Anger, no matter how hot it is, can never cook yam. (-Nigeria)
    • You have to be careful to kill a fly that is perched on your scrotum. (-Ghana)
    • If the throat can swallow a knife, the anus must find a way of expelling it. (-Africa)
    • A goat’s frown cannot stop it from being taken to the market. (-Nigeria)
    • Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald. (-East Africa)
    • It is okay for a child to play with the mother’s breasts, but not the father’s testicles. (-Guinea)
    • If you are ugly, you must learn to dance or to make love.
    • The anus doesn’t teach the mouth the sweetness of food.
    • The brightness of the day can never determine if a blind man can direct his meal into his mouth.
    • No matter how hot your anger may be, it cannot cook. (-Lesotho)
    • A person does not dispute it when the chair on which the person is sitting says the person has farted.
    • A monkey that eats grass instead of banana is a goat. (-Africa)
    • However much the buttocks are in a hurry, they will always remain at the back. (-Africa)
    • Shit will smell, no matter how small. (-Gambia)
    • You cannot run and scratch your ass at the same time. (-Ethiopia)
    • Only a fool who doesn’t see the promises on the flat chest of a young woman.

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3 thoughts on “Humorous Proverbs

  1. Minstrel Amoh says:

    Nice and educative.

  2. Minstrel Amoh says:

    Very insightful

  3. Welcom Smodela Xoko says:

    all are nice and hilarious!

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