~ Time and Tide ~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Time ~

The origin of the phrase Time and Tide wait for no man, is uncertain, “although it’s clear that the phrase is ancient and that it predates modern English. The earliest known record is from St. Marher, 1225: “And te tide and te time bat tu iboren were, schal beon iblescet.”


A version in modern English – “the tide abides for, tarrieth for no man, stays no man, tide nor time tarrieth no man” evolved into the present day version. (The Phrase Finder)

Time and tide wait for no man is also attributed to Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400) Brainy Quotes

The view south from near Doughty Point, to Beach Haven Resort – Orcas Island, WA USA

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5 Responses to ~ Time and Tide ~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Time ~

  1. Creighton Le Coq says:

    Really nice post, Lindy! clc

  2. Tina Schell says:

    LOL Lindy, great minds think alike! Great shot.

  3. Pingback: Time (Organic) | Chris Breebaart Photography / What's (in) the picture?

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