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- Scientists have shown that there is a degree of truth in the old adage that love is blind.
- They still exchange mnemonic sayings, adages and proverbs.
- The adage, that truth is often stranger than fiction, is a huge understatement.
- This is a book which confirms the adage that truth is stranger than fiction.
- The enthusiasts for revolutionary methods overlook the truth of the adage that the best is often the enemy of the good.
- The old adage that more is not necessarily better is certainly the proverbial case here.
- But then again, what are sex surveys really for, if not to uphold old adages and reinforce our cultural beliefs, attitudes and concerns when it comes to sex.
- So forget the old adages about selling shares if the chief executive's golf handicap is in single digits or if the company has a corporate jet.
- One of the oldest military adages has it that those who want peace prepare for war.
- It all goes to demonstrate the old adage that statistics can be used to prove anything, provided you jiggle them properly.
- And Rolf is a fan - if the old adage about imitation being the sincerest form of flattery holds true.
- The old adage about lies, damn lies and statistics springs to mind.
- On the whole I have always agreed with the old adage that horses were dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.
- Her daughter described her as a warm, fun-loving person who lived by the old adage that hard work never hurt anybody.
- In line with the old adage, things did get worse around here before they got better.
- The old adage would suggest that you always play to your strengths and I would always go along with that.
- The old adage is true, there are plenty of other fish in the sea - it's just that they are not particularly pretty.
- It's scant consolation but the old adage there is always someone else worse off than yourself can help banish the blues.
- As the old adage says, nothing that comes from a coconut tree is ever wasted.
- It's an old adage but it's one that the people of Newry and Mourne are ignoring.