Hidden in the bureaucratic gobbledygook below are common proverbs and expressions. The answers are below.
Scintillate, scintillate, minor asteroid
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
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.