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PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2005 2:39 pm    Post subject: GRE English Vs. Spoken English
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GRE STUDENT : Individuals who make their abodes in vitreous edifices would
be advised to refrain from catapulting perilous projectiles.

A NORMAL PERSON : People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.


GRE STUDENT : Scintillate, scintillate, asteroid minim.

NORMAL PERSON : Twinkle, twinkle, little star


GRE STUDENT: All articles that coruscate with resplendence are not truly

NORMAL PERSON : All that glitters is not gold.


GRE STUDENT : Sorting on the part of mendicants must be interdicted.

NORMAL PERSON : Beggars are not choosers


GRE STUDENT : Male cadavers are incapable of rendering any testimony.

NORMAL PERSON : Dead men tell no tales


GRE STUDENT : Neophyte's serendipity.

NORMAL PERSON : Beginner's luck


GRE STUDENT : A revolving litchi conglomerate accumulates no congeries of
small, green, biophytic plant.

NORMAL PERSON : A rolling stone gathers no moss


GRE STUDENT: Members of an avian species of identical plumage tend to

NORMAL PERSON : Birds of a feather flock together


GRE STUDENT : Pulchritude possesses solely cutaneous profundity.

NORMAL PERSON : Beauty is only skin deep


GRE STUDENT : Freedom from incrustations of grime is contiguous to

NORMAL PERSON : Cleanliness is godliness


GRE STUDENT : It is fruitless to become lachrymose of precipitately
lactile fluid.

NORMAL PERSON : There's no use crying over spilt milk


GRE STUDENT : It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated
canine with innovative maneuvers.

NORMAL PERSON : You can't try to teach an old dog new tricks


GRE STUDENT : Surveillance should precede saltation.

NORMAL PERSON : Look before you leap


GRE STUDENT : The person presenting the ultimate cachinnation possesses
thereby the optimal cachinnation.

NORMAL PERSON : He who laughs last, laughs best


GRE STUDENT : Exclusive dedication to necessitous chores without interludes

of hedonistic diversion renders Jack a hebetudinous fellow.

NORMAL PERSON : All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.


GRE STUDENT : Where there are visible vapours having their provenance in
ignited carbonaceous materials, there is conflagration.

NORMAL PERSON : Where there's smoke, there's fire!
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