[ExI] Even India and Haiti do it better

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Thu May 7 22:10:35 UTC 2020

On Thu, May 7, 2020 at 3:22 PM Will Steinberg via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Thu, May 7, 2020, 15:42 William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Please help me in my frustrating ongling war against redundancies.
>> "Proximity' means 'closeness'.  'Close proximity' is redundant, the
>> equivalent of saying 'close closeness'.  Please???    "Share in common' in
>> another one.  bill w
> I don't think it's totally redundant.  Proximity could mean people within
> a few feet, whereas close proximity would mean right up next to each other.
> 'Near' vs 'very near'.

So then, are you going to use 'medium proximity'?  How about 'far
proximity'?  ��

I would certainly vote for 'near' and 'very near' as far better
alternatives.  billw

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