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Things are seldom what they seem, skim milk masquerades as cream.


W. S. Gilbert

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 - 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his fourteen comic operas produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur Sullivan, of which the most famous include H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, and one of the most frequently performed works in the history of musical theatre, The Mikado. These, as well as most of their other Savoy operas, continue to be performed regularly throughout the English-speaking world and beyond by opera companies, repertory companies, schools and community theatre groups. Lines from these works have become part of the English language, such as "short, sharp shock", "What never? Well, hardly ever!", and "Let the punishment fit the crime"

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    ting er sjældent, hvad de synes, skummet mælk masquerades som fløde.

    Dinge sind selten, wie sie scheinen, Magermilch maskiert sich als Sahne.

    Las cosas rara vez son lo que parecen, la leche descremada se disfraza de crema.

    les choses sont rarement ce qu'elles semblent être, du lait écrémé se faisant passer pour de la crème.

    चीजें शायद ही कभी होती हैं, वे क्रीम के रूप में स्किम मिल्क के रूप में मिलती हैं।

    a dolgok ritkán jelennek meg, a tej tejszínhabként maszkol.

    le cose raramente sono come sembrano, il latte scremato si maschera come una crema.

    물건은 거의 보이지 않습니다. 탈지유는 크림으로 가장합니다.

    ting er sjelden det de ser ut, skummet melk maskerer seg som krem.

    saker är sällan vad de verkar, skummjölk maskerad som grädde.

    işler nadiren göründüğü gibi, yağsız süt krema gibi maskeli.

    چیزیں وہ جو کچھ ہی لگے ہیں، دودھ کے ٹکڑوں کو کریم کے طور پر کھینچیں.

    mọi thứ hiếm khi có vẻ như, skim sữa giả dạng kem.


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