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Re: where are the proofers???

"Unique" is one of those words whose meaning has been changed through
decades (I'd guess) of improper usage. As you pointed out, unique is NOT a
synonym for unusual. Yet, that's how it is used at least 99% of the time.
Here's a plea, which, alas, will fall on deaf ears (except yours and mine,
Donna): If you don't mean "one of a kind", substitute the correct word. That
word is "unusual". Unfortunately, it would be most unusual if anyone heeded
this plea. Nevertheless, since there are at least two of us who use "unique"
correctly, those who use it correctly are not unique, but merely unusual.

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