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In lieu of anything original

Aug. 18th, 2005 | 10:51 am

Here's a phrase that apparently the airlines simply made up: near miss. They say that if two planes almost collide it's a near miss. Nope, my friend. It's a near hit! A collision is a near miss.

-- George Carlin

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Aug. 18th, 2005 | 04:58 pm

This one a lot more thought provoking:

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.
--- John Kenneth Galbraith

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