Hank Mills - A Stitch In The Hand (Is Worth Two In The Bush) / Happy, Happy Songs album flac
|A Stitch In The Hand (Is Worth Two In The Bush)||2:37|
|Happy, Happy Songs||2:40|
|32097||Hank Mills||A Stitch In The Hand (Is Worth Two In The Bush) / Happy, Happy Songs (7")||Decca||32097||Canada||1967|
|32097||Hank Mills||A Stitch In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Bush) / Happy, Happy Songs (7", Promo)||Decca||32097||US||1967|
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The allusion may be to falconry where a bird in the hand (the falcon) was a valuable asset and certainly worth more than two in the bush (the prey)
Origin This proverb has its origins in medieval falconry, where a bird (falcon) in hand was more valuable than two in the bush (the prey)
Don't try to grab the two birds in the bush because you are not sure whether you will get both or not. In the process of trying to grab the birds in the bush you might land up losing the one in hand too.
The meaning of this proverb is that a bird in your hand is certainly yours, but when you see two more birds in a bush and get tempted to get hold of them
Vineet was really happy to have found his ideal match, however Meena started taking the compliments seriously and started to act a little arrogant.
The concept of "a bird in the hand is better than two in the bush" is to veer away from greed. If you are holding a bird in the hand, you have your meal for the evening.
Though the origin of the idiom 'a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush' isn’t exactly known, what is known is that this is a very old saying. in hande than ten in the wood. lt; Prev Next . Make No Mistake!
Of anything better, We're not among those who think A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. Free to love, to say goodbye. This idiom is not in our database yet.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A fool and his money are soon parted. A friend in need is a friend indeed. A man is known by the company he keeps. A man's home is his castle. A stitch in time saves nine.