'The curse may pass your lips
,' said Edward, 'but it will be but empty breath.
Bad words and ill thoughts can't pass your lips
But some of them are extremely versatile and are used in other products which would never pass your lips
. For instance, chemicals such as butylated hydroxytoluene are used to prevent food from going rancid, but you'll also find it in jet fuel and embalming fluid.
Never, you say to yourself, will a slice of dark, moist, sickly-sweet marzipan-covered fruit cake pass your lips
. Until the next festive season rolls around and faced with the unpalatable dry, low-fat, egg-free alternatives, you give in and again submit to the annual bout of food depression that saps any joy from the 12 days of Christmas.
Touted by its proud designers as producing the cleanest and clearest water that will ever pass your lips
. It employs a Maxtra filter cartridge to weed out limescale, chlorine and other nasties in your cup.
A taste for the slimy molluscs can be developed when washed down with some of the finest pints to ever pass your lips
It's OK for fruit to pass your lips
and this will protect lips as well as any dry areas on your body.
One day it's horrible for your health to let a drop of alcohol pass your lips
; the next, you're told that a glass of red wine is just what the doctor ordered.
Instead of seeking solace in the biscuit tin, head for the bathroom for as much chocolate and cake as you want, although none of it will actually pass your lips
Don't let the words "It's not you, it's me" pass your lips
. Same goes for "I need some space", "we should have a break" or "you're a really nice girl but..."