The victim was filthy rich; her kidnapper dirt poor. “Why’d you ask for so much ransom?” she asked him. “It was love at first sight,” he said. “And this was the only way I could get enough money to be worthy of asking you for a date.”
A poor cure for a speech blunder is foot-in-mouth resuscitation.
Today’s biggest threat to well-being is not being well-to-do.
School is the new poorhouse.
My family tree never had peanuts.
This is a poor time to have a peanut allergy. They’re what we have to work for.
I came from extra-humble beginnings. We couldn’t even afford humble pie.