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Daily Prompt Love <3 Times Two :-) What's Coming Home to Roost

7 December 2017

Make art about chickens coming home to roost. 

“As a proverbial expression it’s half a millennium old.

The older fuller form was curses are like chickens; they always come home to roost, meaning that your offensive words or actions are likely at some point to rebound on you. The idea goes back to Chaucer, though he expressed it rather differently in The Parson’s Tale, around 1390, writing that curses are like “a bird that returns again to his own nest”….

Read more about this idiom here.

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8 December 2017

Make art about pushing to finish something in order to meet a deadline. 

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