Gems of Wisdom: Gutter

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at stars.

Oscar Wilde

The gutter
The channel at the edge of a road. The gutter also means the bad social conditions or low moral standards sometimes connected with the lowest level of society.
  • He rose from the gutter to become one of the richest men in the US.
The gutter press
The kind of newspapers that print shocking stories about crime, sex and people’s private lives rather than serious news.

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Referência: "Gems of Wisdom - Inspirational Messages to Enhance the Quality of Your Life and Improve Your English" de Jack Scholes - Disal Editora, 2007. Leia a resenha.