Here are your options for the proverb assignment tonight:
Keep in mind that a unique proverb would be one that wouldn't normally be found in multiple cultures.
1. Find a unique American proverb. Why is it unique?
2. Find a unique proverb for your ethnic background. Why is it unique?
3. Find a unique proverb for some culture you are interested in. Why is it unique?
HINT: There are many books devoted just to proverbs. Be careful though, most of them are collections of many countries-- not just English ones. Also, there are culture-specific collections as well (ie: Irish, etc)
You could try this link if you like: http://creativeproverbs.com/cp-index.htm