You Sooze; You Lose

Today's idiom has an added benefit. It rhymes. Even though it is usually said as a criticism or admonishment, it can make it sound lighter or a bit fun.

You snooze; you lose is really very simple.  You waited too long to act, so you were unsuccessful.  It can also mean that you weren't paying attention, so you missed your opportunity.

Come back tomorrow when I talk about the smoking gun!


  1. I got one for you! There's more than one way to skin a cat. Or just, skin a cat.


  2. I'll definitely have to add that one to the list. I was just talking about "swinging a dead cat" last night. Ji-Yeon was not impressed. lol