[ExI] Putting a face with the name
sen.otaku at gmail.com
Tue Jul 23 19:05:31 UTC 2019
I think “near miss” is short for “it was near it but missed it” rather than “nearly missed it” (almost missed it but actually hit it).
> On Jul 23, 2019, at 5:48 AM, John Clark <johnkclark at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 10:34 AM William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > An oddity in the English language (meaning the people who use it), where two opposite statements are taken by many to mean the same thing: 'could care less', 'could not care less'
> And "near miss" and "miss". If you nearly missed something doesn't that mean you hit it?
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