Monday, 21 January 2008

More adages

The stylus is more potent than the rapier.
= The Pen is Mightier than the Sword.

It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with innovative manoeuvres.
= You cant teach an Old Dog new Tricks.

Surveillance should precede saltation.
= Look before you leap.

Scintillate, scintillate, asteroid minim. (not a proverb)
= Twinkle twinkle little star

The person presenting the ultimate cachinnation possesses thereby the optimal cachinnation.
= One who laughs the last, laughs the best.

Exclusive dedication to necessitous chores without interludes of hedonistic diversion renders John a hebetudinous fellow.
= All work and No Play makes Jack (?) a Dull boy.

Individuals who make their abodes in vitreous edifices would be advised to refrain from catapulting petrious projectiles.
= Those who live Glass Houses should cast no stones.

Where there are visible vapors having their provenance in ignited carbonaceous materials, there is conflagration.
= Where there is smoke, there will be fire.

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