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And this week's task is sure to separate the wheat from the chaff, as the hopefuls are challenged to open their own farm shop in trendy east London.
The recession taught companies that it was time to put their houses in order and separate the wheat from the chaff, and I'm not just talking private entities here.
It's always difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff in the Out To Lunch festival - there's rarely any chaff - and, from Pete Molinari to Ghostpoet, this year is no different.
Some may argue that it will put off many of the wannabes, but this is a sensible and effective way to separate the wheat from the chaff and it has many other benefits.
This critical lack of experience will make it difficult, if not impossible, for the panel to separate the wheat from the chaff during the anticipated eight regional conferences and one national conference on education they will convene.
The way to separate the wheat from the chaff is to finalize and enforce a vigorous gainful employment rule.
I think appraisers are starting to separate the wheat from the chaff.
These days, young men and women pilot massive farm machines, but the work is the same as it was in biblical times: separate the wheat from the chaff.
If we want nothing else of educated people, they should be able to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Call me right now to separate the wheat from the chaff.
His aim is to separate the wheat from the chaff in the collected information we have about the composer's life and music.
If you want to add a producer, this gives you a tool to help separate the wheat from the chaff.

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