Well-Known Adages


Do you recognize these well known adages?

1. All articles that coruscate with resplendence are not
truly auriferous.

2. Sorting on the part of mendicants must be interdicted.

3. A revolving lithic conglomerate accumulates no congeries
of small, green, biophytic plant.

4. Members of an avian species of identical plumage tend to
congregate.

5. It is fruitless to become lachrymose of precipitately
departed lacteal fluid.

6. It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a super-
annuated canine with innovative maneuvers.

7. Surveillance should precede saltation.

8. Individuals who make their abodes in vitreous edifices
would be advised to refrain from catapulting petrious
projectiles.

9. Where there are visible vapors having their provenance
in ignited carbonaceous materials, there is conflagration.

Answers are posted in the Comments.

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One thought on “Well-Known Adages

  1. keboch says:

    How did you do?

    ANSWERS:

    1. All that Glitters is not Gold.

    2. Beggars cannot be choosers.

    3. A Rolling Stone gathers no Moss.

    4. Birds of a feather flock together.

    5. Don’t cry over Spilt Milk.

    6. You can’t teach an Old Dog new Tricks.

    7. Look before you leap.

    8. Those who live Glass Houses should cast no stones.

    9. Where there is smoke, there will be fire.

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