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Obama Mangles English Language
Authored by: Anonymous on Wednesday, June 19 2013 @ 06:21 PM EDT
Well. He copied JFK in telling "Ich bin ein Berliner".

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Obama Mangles English Language
Authored by: JamesK on Thursday, June 20 2013 @ 11:37 AM EDT
I don't have a problem with reducing something by a third, as it similar to
reducing that something by 33.3.%. You start with a known quantity and then
remove a portion of it. However I agree with you on three times smaller.
Smaller than what??? You have no reference to what the original comparison is.
Another one that really bugs me is on the TV weather when they say something
like 20 is twice 10. That's absolute nonsense, unless your referring to the
Kelvin scale, in which case you'd use kelvins and not degrees. To be accurate,
they'd have to compare 293K with 283K and they'd then realize it's not double
the temperature. Twice 283K would be a bit on the warm side. ;-)



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