[ExI] wordplay for a tuesday morning

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 00:38:10 UTC 2014

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 6:29 PM, William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>

​> But some of them are just wrong!  Take 'back and forth'.  Clearly one
> cannot go back without first going forth.  So either use 'to and fro' or
> change the former to 'forth and back'.

What about "near miss"  if they nearly missed but not quite shouldn't that
mean they hit? And why is it always "not a panacea", isn't anything a

 John K Clark
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