Starts with O – Once Bitten Twice Shy
Jilly’s Take: Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice shame on me. In other words, after one bad experience if I get “bitten”, I hope to learn my lesson or at least be shy about going there again. Proceed with caution!
For more on today’s idiom LOOK here. Then check out Great White. Songwriter: Ian Hunter. Love the piano in this one.