Puzzle for December 6, 2006
Bureaucracies have their own version of the English language with which you
must become familiar. To help you do so, here are some common phrases. See
if you can translate them. (The source is unknown.)
Complex Ways of Saying Simple Things
- Scintillate, scintillate, asteroid minikin.
- Members of an avian species of identical plumage
- Surveillance should precede saltation.
- Pulchritude possesses solely cutaneous profundity.
- It is fruitless to become lachrymose over precipitately departed
- Freedom from incrustations of grime is contiguous to
- The writing implement is more potent than the
- It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine
with innovative maneuvers.
- Eschew the implement of correction and vitiate the
- The temperature of the aqueous content of an unremittingly galled
saucepan does not reach 212° F.