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"She who laughs last,
laughs best!"

"Laughter is the
best medicine."

"Laugh and the world laughs with you, trip over a big bag of garbage and fall on the sidewalk breaking a bone or two and you fall alone!"

Phunny Photo Twenty Two

"A Ruler and a Rock"
This is a funny "play on words". When the ruler says "you rock" (to the rock!) he is using a slang expression which is related to rock and roll music. Rock and roll is fun, it's like a big party, so making a verb, "to rock", means you are really cool, really good. When the rock tells the ruler "you rule", he is using a phrase related to kings or queens, as if to say "you are like a king or queen to me".
Discussion Questions for Speaking Practice

1. Can you think of any interesting expressions in your language that mean "you are very good"?

2. Try to guess the meaning of these other expressions related to music: "to drum up business"; "to follow the same beat" or "to dance to the same beat"; "to face the music"; "to have a song in your heart". (You can learn more English idioms at Learn English Idioms. )

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