John McCullagh June 12, 2019
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 Fun Corner

Hidden in the bureaucratic gobbledygook below are common proverbs and expressions. The answers are below.

Scintillate, scintillate, minor asteroid

Neophyte’s serendipity

Members of an avian species of similar plumage congregate en masse

Surveillance should precede saltation

Pulchritude possesses merely cutaneous profundity

Do not become lacrymose over precipitately discharged lacteal fluid

Avoidance of grime encrustations is contiguous to rectitude

The stylus is more potent than the claymore

Male cadavers yield no testimony

Efforts to indoctrinate innovative manoeuvres to superannuated canines must fail

ANSWERS

Twinkle, twinkle, little star : Beginners’ luck : Birds of a feather, flock together : Look before you leap : Beauty is only skin deep: Don’t cry over spilt milk : Cleanliness is next to godliness : The pen is mightier than the sword: Dead men tell no lies : You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

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