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The Stonecutter

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The Stonecutter is a Japanese folk-tale of unknown authorship. It is closely related to the themes of The Fisherman and His Wife, a well known fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. In the lege...

Be careful what you wish for.” What is the origin of the phrase?

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Jun 12, 2010 ... Some focus on the anonymous quote, “be careful what you wish for,” ... The origin of this famous quote is fuzzy and frequently attributed to an ...

Where did the phrase "Be careful what you wish for" come from ...

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Jul 25, 2007 ... Like i asked, Where did that phrase come from, i've heard it around alot but, dont really get the meaning, considering most wishes dont come ...

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Jun 24, 2014 ... Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it (= and find that you really don't want it). I find it difficult to pin down the bold sentence, but of ...

Re: Be careful what you wish for

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Dec 12, 2004 ... In Reply to: Re: Be careful what you wish for posted by R. Berg on December 12, 2004 ... Anyone know the origin of this expression?

Proverbs about Careful - Special Dictionary

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One should be just as careful in choosing one's pleasures as in avoiding ... If you can't be good, be careful. ... Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it.

'be careful what you ask for -- you might get it' - The Phrase Finder

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Dec 12, 2004 ... Anyone know the origin of this expression? Re: Be careful what you wish for TheFallen 12/December/04. Re: Be careful what you wish for R.

Famous Sayings: #16 — 'Be Careful What You Wish For' – Shmaltz ...

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Jun 26, 2016 ... Be careful what you wish for … I think we all know the meaning of this idiom, but the hardest part was trying to find its origins

Be Careful What You Wish For | History Today

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Be Careful What You Wish For. By Roger Hudson. Published in History .... Islam's Origins: Where Mystery Meets History · About Us · Advertising · Staff · Contact ...

Be Careful What You Wish For: The Ironic Connection Between the ...

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Feb 25, 2015 ... Be Careful What You Wish For: The Ironic Connection Between the Civil ... The origins of today's divisions, however, have much older roots.

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What is the origin of the phrase' careful what you wish for? - Quora

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I think it was when someone wished for lightning to strike someone and it actually did. Only the one who died was real close to the one who wished for it ...

What Does "Be Careful What You Wish for" Mean? (with pictures)

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Aug 22, 2016 ... The idiom “be careful what you wish for” is often used as a type of warning to people who are wishing for one thing, but might not realize all the ...

Be careful what you wish for - Idiom Definition - UsingEnglish.com

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Definition of 'Be careful what you wish for' from our dictionary of English idioms and idiomatic expressions.