Jane Ace

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Jane Ace (née Epstein) (October 12, 1897 – November 11, 1974) was a comedian.

Sourced quotes

  • "Home wasn't built in a day."[1] Cscr-featured.svg   
Simple: It takes time for a family to be built.
  • "The chickens have come home to roast."[2]
What it means: The chickens are ready to be roasted.
About the quote: In this quote, "roost" is changed to "roast," which changes the meaning of the word.
Simple: Time hurts all heels.
What it means: A person that does wrongs will have wrong done to them as well.
About the quote: This is a reverse of "Time heals all wounds."


  1. Larkin, Joan. "If You Want What We Have". Google Books. Retrieved on March 2, 2009
  2. Mieder, Wolfgang; Anna Tóthné Litovkina (1999). Twisted Wisdom. University of Vermont. 
  3. Potter, David; Gerd De Ley (2002). Do Unto Others ... Then Run. Andrews McMeel Publishing.