you can't teach an old dog new tricks

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EtymologyEdit

A form of (obsolete) “An old dog will learn no tricks”.[1]

ProverbEdit

you can't teach an old dog new tricks

  1. It is impossible to change people's habits, traits or mindset.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nathan Bailey (1721) Divers Proverbs[1], page 72