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Gert van Loo
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Alternative phrases

Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:43 pm

I have come across some alternative phrases for well know expressions.
I assume the following are well know:
"The excrement hit the rotational air displacer"
and
"You're navigating a smelly stream without propulsion device"

Anybody has more examples?

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Re: Alternative phrases

Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:52 pm

"The flattened square carbohydrate of heated and slightly caramel tone, always migrates through gravitation toward the local certain mass density with the exposure of the melted hydrophobic topping in a most hair adhesive orientation."
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Re: Alternative phrases

Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:09 am

Gert van Loo wrote:I have come across some alternative phrases for well know expressions.
I assume the following are well know:
"The excrement hit the rotational air displacer"
and
"You're navigating a smelly stream without propulsion device"

Anybody has more examples?
Th eversion I heard was:-

"The ordure encountered an air-moving device."

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Re: Alternative phrases

Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:48 pm

jackokring wrote:"The flattened square carbohydrate of heated and slightly caramel tone, always migrates through gravitation toward the local certain mass density with the exposure of the melted hydrophobic topping in a most hair adhesive orientation."
My knowledge of English phrases is not good enough to translate that one.
Please enlighten me.

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Re: Alternative phrases

Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:04 pm

"I could be chasing an untamed ornithoid without cause."
Gert van Loo wrote:My knowledge of English phrases is not good enough to translate that one.
Please enlighten me.
I believe that one is meant to be something like "The toast always falls butter-side down".

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Re: Alternative phrases

Thu Aug 09, 2012 9:56 pm

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Re: Alternative phrases

Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:54 am

As inexpensive as deep-fried sticks of potato... :mrgreen:

(Or, Cheap as chips, as an overgrown umpalumpa antiques expert likes to say)

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Re: Alternative phrases

Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:08 am

I'm looking the cat out of the tree

That hits side nor shore

You harvest what you sow

The clock doesn't tick the same anywhere like it does at home

Butter with the fish

The monkey comes out of the sleeve

Throwing away the child with the bathing water

Holding a hand above someone's head

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