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answered What do you call someone who finds everything
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comment What do you call someone who finds everything
What do you mean by "find everything"? He's good and finding information? He knows how to find his way around a geography/location? He can find lost keys? All of the above?
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answered The opposite of “discontinued”?
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answered The opposite of a “nip” in the air?
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comment Is there a single word that means “hitting the target but missing the point”?
Great answer! There is an episode of the Freakonomics podcast that covers this topic.
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revised Is there a single word that means “hitting the target but missing the point”?
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comment Is there a single word that means “hitting the target but missing the point”?
Managing hospital beds isn't a one-time event like a war or battle, and there are no victors. We're talking about a suboptimal solution to an ongoing process, so I don't think Pyrrhic victory really works well here.
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answered Is there a single word that means “hitting the target but missing the point”?
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comment What is the term for when you become more aware of something?
@ermanen - I see no such text when I go to: itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/002386.html . I see a blog post entitled "JUST BETWEEN DR. LANGUAGE AND I".
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