The Grass is always greener on the other sidePaper Rating: Word Count: 448 Approx Pages: 2
THE GRASS ISN'T ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE
Did you ever hear someone quote some worn-out proverb or some stupid expression they read on a greeting card somewhere? Which causes you to think, "Man, what kind of idiot thought of that, I would love nothing more than to smash his/her head against the wall"? Sure, we all have. But none of these bywords seem to tick me off as much as this ridiculous adage, "the grass is always greener on the other side . This Proverb has a colossal flaw, in the view of the fact that it doesn't observe both sides.
If the grass is greener on the other side, then the guy with the greener grass doesn't think your grass is greener, does he? What if your grass is greener than your neighbour's? Then in actual fact it would make no sense to say this phrase, taking into consideration that your grass is greener
Then there are the people that couldn't care less about what other people have. They don't seem to be anxious as regards to what new gadgets and toys their neighbour has. So tell me how does this byword acknowledge these types of people. They don't care what you have, their happy the way they are, and nothing will change that.
On the other hand, one might argue, the proverb, "the grass is always greener on the other side , is just an expression. Therefore, although your grass might be greener then your neighbours, you still wish you could have some of the same qualities. Well think again, you assume by simply stating that it's an expression, suddenly means the sentence doesn't have to make sense? That's ludicrous it's like saying, "since my name is Matt I don't have to go to school .
That's right the gloves have come off, the embarrassing response to this ideal, "it doesn't have to make sense , is absurd. Are you telling me that, it doesn't h