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Found in his apparel were traces of wheat chaff and husks of barley.
People were hungry, reduced to eating chaff and weeds.
It's heartening to see only one piece of chaff in the wheat here.
Allow grits to settle in saucepan, then skim off chaff and hulls that float to surface.
Nothing wrong with separating the wheat from the chaff.
In fact, now the problem was finding the wheat from the chaff.
Time is the element that separates the wheat from the chaff.
It also produces far too many ideas: managers have to spend weeks sorting through the chaff to find a few grains of wheat.
It's surprisingly easy to sift through the chaff for the wheat.
Had there not been so much chaff mixed with the wheat, the entire session would have been one long riot.
Think of it in terms of separating the wheat from the chaff.
Take that and multiply it by the thousands of blogs that exist, and the trouble lies in separating the wheat from the chaff.
To look more carefully at these questions one must peer through a cloud of statistical and econometric chaff.
To be useful, though, combinatorial chemistry must be combined with some way of sorting the molecular wheat from the chaff.
Surprisingly, though, one of them had a morsel of insight amid all the chaff.
Unfortunately, the really serious offenses were lost in the chaff.
They ate the sprouts of new flowers and the buds of apples and the tough leaves of oak trees and even last year's chaff.
Your summary separates the wheat from the chaff and makes allowance for common usage.
The rough chaff left in the sieve was used to make grits.
Primaries serve to support the wheat from the chaff.
It's one of the jobs of a skilled scientific illustrator to cull the visual chaff and focus attention on the subject at hand.
Chaff and dust begin to sparkle, and are clothed about with immortality.
And that includes admitting our mistakes, pointing out limitations wherever applicable, and separating the wheat from the chaff.
The light, inviable seed and chaff will float and the viable seed will sink.
Several small-scale marketing projects are being considered for the chaff.

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