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Re: The grumble thread

So.

What drives me crazy about superlatives? When some bright spark journo tries to make it even more superlative, vis:

  • However, on a heavy passenger aircraft like an A330, thrust reversers are very crucial.

The "very" in the above statement is extraneous: if something is crucial, by definition it is extremely important.

People writing "very unique" should also be given a stern talking-to. 

Bah!

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Ohhhhh, thanks for the lesson @pgn 

It's 'extremely crucial' I am aware of this. joy

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@Cleoriff wrote:

Ohhhhh, thanks for the lesson @pgn 

It's 'extremely crucial' I am aware of this. joy


There are, however, degrees of raspberry, so... 

Ppppfffffffftttttt ! tongue

 

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@pgn wrote:

@Cleoriff wrote:

Ohhhhh, thanks for the lesson @pgn 

It's 'extremely crucial' I am aware of this. joy


There are, however, degrees of raspberry, so... 

Ppppfffffffftttttt ! tongue

 

😁


Hug a virtual hug, from a safe distance, of course.

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@Cleoriff wrote:

@pgn wrote:

@Cleoriff wrote:

Ohhhhh, thanks for the lesson @pgn 

It's 'extremely crucial' I am aware of this. joy


There are, however, degrees of raspberry, so... 

Ppppfffffffftttttt ! tongue

 

😁


Hug a virtual hug, from a safe distance, of course.


Extremely flabbergasted LOL

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@pgn wrote:

So.

What drives me crazy about superlatives? When some bright spark journo tries to make it even more superlative, vis:

  • However, on a heavy passenger aircraft like an A330, thrust reversers are very crucial.

The "very" in the above statement is extraneous: if something is crucial, by definition it is extremely important.

People writing "very unique" should also be given a stern talking-to. 

Bah!

Rant over. 


I do believe someone on here was moaning about conversations, posts and/or text starting with the word 'so' grimacing

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I do believe someone on here was moaning about conversations, posts and/or text starting with the word 'so' grimacing


So? 

 

 

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@Anonymous wrote:

I do believe someone on here was moaning about conversations, posts and/or text starting with the word 'so' grimacing


So I believe... Whistle

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@Mi-Amigo wrote:

So I believe... Whistle


So it goes, I guess. Horrified

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