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Second, as the amount of available information grows by geometric progression, there will be a strong need for journalists to sort the wheat from the chaff and to help put events into context and perspective.
Whereas editors have long been seen by many as people who sort the wheat from the chaff and then print the chaff, he contends that if the West had heeded the dire warnings from foreign correspondents about the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, 9/11 and its consequences might well have been avoided.
This would sort the wheat from the chaff among Japanese corporations.
Throughout this personally challenging odyssey, Cohen never loses her balanced, critical approach as she attempts to sort the wheat from the chaff, and therefore her evaluations seem more meaningful.
They know how to quickly sort the wheat from the chaff and bring order to chaos.
Even assuming that you actually succeed in generating some enquiries, how do you sort the wheat from the chaff, the serious applicants from the complete timewasters?
Luckily, there are many bodies in the UK who are currently testing the effectiveness of green designs and products to sort the wheat from the chaff.
It is the only way to find the best odds available and the web is full of information at the click of a mouse - you just need to sort the wheat from the chaff.
The challenge for any lender is how to sort the wheat from the chaff.
Messrs Torode and Wallace say that "cooking doesn't get tougher than this" and the tasks in tonight's series opener have obviously been designed to sort the wheat from the chaff.
The nature of the race in that it is always run at a good gallop and is fiercely competitive, dictates that jumping and travelling at speed is a necessity and it is those attributes that sort the wheat from the chaff come Cheltenham in March.