[ExI] Neither unique facts nor lies
glivick at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 16 02:42:20 UTC 2011
On 8/15/2011 10:03 AM, john clark wrote:
> On *Mon, 8/15/11, David Lubkin /<lubkin at unreasonable.com>/* wrote:
> "Unique is also considered binary, and "very unique" or "more
> unique" is mocked. I have no problem with treating unique as
> a fuzzy value."
> And I HATE very unique! I hate things that are very one of a kind. If
> unique is now to mean rare (we already have a word for that and it
> works fine) then we will need a replacement word for the idea unique
> once conveyed, and unique was perfect, I liked the fact it had a q in
> it, q may not be unique but it is odd. I might have to hire somebody
> who said "very unique" because almost everybody does, but my opinion
> of him would drop a notch.
> John K Clark
" I might have to hire somebody who said "very unique"..." Sounds like
a uniquely perfect plan!
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