It simply proved the adage there was one born every minute, especially when it came to Internet shoppers.
Anyone who uses the above opening adage with reckless abandon has obviously not noticed the amount of racing games on TV, for instance.
There is a common adage in science that the more you study a phenomenon, the more confusing it becomes.
Superstition as to the appearance of the pie still survives even among many educated persons, and there are several versions of a rhyming adage as to the various turns of luck which its presenting itself, either alone or in company with others, is supposed to betoken, though all agree that the sight of a single pie presages sorrow.
His adage was Qui sophistice loquitur odibilis est, and his influence has been exercised ever since in warning the Christian orator against artificiality and in urging upon him the necessity of awakening the heart.
The old adage is true: There really is no such thing as a free lunch.
It is an old adage that history repeats itself, first as tragedy, and then as farce.