Thursday, January 12, 2017

Sesquipedalian Expressions

*Sesquipedalian Expressions !* It's fun for English lovers.  Try to guess before scrolling! 

1. Scintillate, scintillate asteroid minute. 

_Twinkle, twinkle little star_.

2. Members of an avian species of identical plumage congregate.

_Birds of a feather flock together_

3. Surveillance should precede saltation.

_Look before you leap_

4. It is fruitless to become lachrymose over precipitately departed lactose fluid.

_Don't cry over spilled milk_

5. Freedom from encrustation of grime is contiguous to divinity.

_Cleanliness is next to godliness_

6. The stylus is more potent than the claymore.

_The pen is mightier than the sword_

7. It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with innovative maneuver.

_You can't teach an old dog new tricks_

8. Eschew the implement of correction and vitiate the scion.

_Spare the rod and spoil the child_

9. The temperature of aqueous content of an unremittingly ogled saucepan does not reach 212 fahrenheit.

_A watched pot never boils_

10. Neophyte's serendipity.

_Beginner's luck_

11. Male cadavers are incapable of yielding any testimony.

_Dead men don't talk_

12. Individuals who make their abode in vitreous edifices would be advised to refrain from catapulting petrous projectiles.

_People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones_

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

_All that glitters is not gold_

14. Where there are visible vapors having their province in ignited carbonaceous material there is conflagration.

_Where there's smoke there's fire_

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

_Beggers can't be choosers_

16. A plethora of individuals with expertise in culinary techniques dilapidates the potable concoction produced by steeping comestibles.

_Too many cooks spoil the broth_

17. Exclusive dedication to necessary chores without interludes of hedonistic diversion renders john a hebephrenic fellow.

_All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy_

18. A revolving lathic conglomerate accumulates no diminutive glaucous syrophytic plants.

_A rolling stone gathers no moss_

19. The person with the ultimate cachinnation possesses, thereby, the optimal cachinnation.

_He who laughs last, laughs best_

20. Missiles of ligneous or petrous consistency have the potential of fracturing my osseous structure but appellations will eternally be benign.

_Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me_

21. Pulchritude possesses solely cutaneous profundity.

_Beauty is only skin deep_

22. You are cordially invited to the theological place of eternal punishment.


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