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birds and beesInformal sex education, especially describing the sexual activity of animals rather than that of people.
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dictated but not readDictated, as to a secretary or stenographer, but not proofread by the person who dictated the text so annotated.
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horse senseCommon sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.
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knowledge is powerWith knowledge and/or education, one's potential or ability to succeed in the pursuit of his objectives will certainly increase.
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lapsed academicA person formerly employed as a professor or researcher in a university or other institution of higher education, especially one who no longer attempts to remain current in his or her former academic field.
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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.
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ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.
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school of hard knocksAn education consisting of real-world experiences, especially harsh experiences.
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shoot off at the mouthDon't let [presidential press secretary Ron] Ziegler shoot off at the mouth without our knowledge.
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take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselvesIf you take care of little things one at a time, they can add up to big things.1750, Chesterfield, letter 5 Feb. (1932) IV. 1500:Old Mr. Lowndes, the famous Secretary of the Treasury, ?used to say?Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.1912, G. B. Shaw, Pygmalion ii. 132:Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.1979, R. Cassilis, Arrow of God, iv. xvii.:Little things, Master Mally. Look after the pennies, Master Mally, and the pounds will look after themselves.1999,
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three rsThe basic education any child can expect to receive, but not necessarily limited to reading, writing and arithmetic.
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three rsThe basic education received in primary schools. Literally; reading, writing and arithmetic.
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university of lifeThe real world as a source of instruction, as opposed to a formal education.
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