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Scintillate, Scintillate, Asteroid Minific

Modified on 2009/01/21 08:34 by Administrator Categorized as Puzzles
Each of the following statements is a well known phrase, translated into less common words. Your job is to give the well-known phrase for each. For example, “Scinntillate, scintillate, asteroid minific” is better known as “Twinkle, twinkle, little star.”

  1. Members of an avian species of identical plummage congregate.
  2. Surveillance should precede saltation.
  3. Pulchritude possesses solely cutaneous profundity.
  4. It is fruitless to become lacrymose of precipitately departed lacteal fluid.
  5. Freedom from incrustations of grime is contiguous to rectitude.
  6. The stylus is more potent than the claymore.
  7. It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with innovative maneuvers.
  8. Eschew the implement of correction and vitiate the scion.
  9. The temperature of aqueous content of an unremittingly ogled saucepan does not reach 212 degrees Fahrenheit.
  10. All articles that coruscate with respondence are not truly auriferous.
  11. Where there are visible vapors having their prevenience in ignited carbonaceous materials, there is conflagration.
  12. Sorting on the part of mendicants must be interdicted.
  13. A plethera of individuals with expertise in culinary techniques vitiate the potable concoction produced by steeping certain comestibles.
  14. Eleomosynary deeds have their incipience intramurally.
  15. Male cadavers are incapable of yielding any testimony.
  16. Individuals who make their abode in vitreous edifices would be advised to refrain from catapulting petrous projectiles.
  17. Neophyte’s serendipity
  18. Exclusive dedication to the necessitous chores without interludes of hedonistic diversion renders Johnathon a hebetudinous fellow.
  19. A revolving lithic conglomerate accumulates no congraries of a small, green bryophitic plant.
  20. A person presenting the ultimate cachination possesses thereby the optimal cachination.
  21. Abstention from any eleatory undertakings precludes a potential escalation of a lucrative nature.
  22. Missiles of ligneous or oterous consistency have the potention of fracturing my osseous structure, but appellation will eternally remain innocuous.

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  1. Birds of a feather flock together.
  2. Look before you leap.
  3. Beauty is only skin deep.
  4. Don’t cry over spilt milk.
  5. Cleanliness is next to godliness.
  6. The pen is mightier than the sword.
  7. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.
  8. Spare the rod and spoil the child.
  9. A watched pot never boils.
  10. All that glitters is not gold.
  11. Where there’s smoke there’s fire.
  12. Beggars can’t be choosers.
  13. Too many cooks spoil the broth.
  14. Charity begins at home.
  15. Dead men tell no tales.
  16. People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.
  17. Beginner’s luck
  18. All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.
  19. A rolling stone gathers no moss.
  20. He who laughs last, laughs best.
  21. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
  22. Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.

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