famous french sayings ✨
  • On n'apprend pas aux vieux singes à faire des grimaces. (You cannot teach old monkeys to make faces.) Means: “You cannot teach old dogs new tricks.
  • Chacun voit midi à sa porte. (Everyone sees noon at his own door.) Means: “To each his own.

  • Rien ne sert de courir, il faut partir à point. (There’s no sense in running; you just have to leave on time.) Means: “Slow and steady wins the race.

  • On ne change pas une équipe qui gagne. (One does not change a winning team.) Means: “If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.

  • Il n'y a pas de fumée sans feu. (There isn’t smoke without fire.) Means: ” Where there’s smoke there’s fire.

  • Vaut mieux prévenir que guérir. (It is better to prevent than to heal.) Means: ”An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

  • Autres temps, autres mœurs. (Other times, other values.) Means: ”Times change.“

  • Un malheur ne vient jamais seul. (Misfortune never arrives alone). Means: ”When it rains, it pours.

  • Vouloir, c'est pouvoir. (To want is to be able.) Means: ”Where there’s a will, there’s a way.

  • Il faut réfléchir avant d'agir. (One must reflect before acting.) Means: ”Look before you leap.

  • Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait. (If youth only knew; if old age only could.) Means: ”Youth is wasted on the young.
Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Prompt: Could you write a Gibbs x Reader. Where you tease Gibbs relentlessly about being old, and whether he could ‘get it’ up or not. Gibbs gets annoyed and decides to show you how experienced adults make love.

Requester: Anon

Warnings: Smut, elevator sex

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ScreenSpy: BONES Season 12 Episode Guide Read

Episode 12 x01 “The Hope in the Horror” 

The premiere picks up where last season’s cliffhanger left off – Brennan kidnapped by her former assistant, Zack Addy (guest star Eric Milligan), as Booth and the rest of the lab desperately search for her. Brennan’s rescue is, however, just the beginning of their problems. Booth’s past as a sniper will come back to haunt him, resulting in the deaths of two people he holds dear. 

Air Date: Tuesday, January 3 on FOX.

Episode 12×02 “The Brain  in the Bot” 

After discovering the body of a man involved with creating artificial intelligence bots, the team must figure out whether the victim’s own artificial intelligent bot was programmed to kill him. 

Air Date: Tuesday. January 10 on FOX.

Episode 12×03 “The New Tricks in the Old Dogs” 

When the body of an old man is found in an acid dump site, Booth, Brennan and the squints find themselves deep in retirement home drama. 

Air Date: Tuesday, January 17 on FOX. 


Where are my road warriors at? My veteran road hogs out there tearing up the pavement where the rubber meets the road. You may be an old dog, but you can still learn some new tricks. So what’s stopping you? You don’t owe the world shit. It’s time to live your own life and if someone is dumb enough to stand in your way, tell them to fuck off or they’ll be sorry. Because this old dog can still bite.
Southbound (2015)
Dir. David Bruckner / Patrick Horvath / Radio Silence / Roxanne Benjamin

My 91 year old English great-grandmother told my half Native-half white mom recently “we thought we were better than everyone else.” She spent the last few years reading books about Natives and would not ever speak over us. You can teach an old dog new tricks. Stop making excuses.