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Re: where are the proofers???

On Mon, 30 Mar 1998, Donna Halper wrote:

> And while we are on the subject, one grammar rule I hear being broken on far
> too many stations is the word "unique"-- WBZ is running a radio commercial
> wherein the sponsor is called "the most unique store I've ever been to", or
> something like that-- trouble is, 'unique' means ONE OF A KIND.  How can
> something be the MOST one of a kind-- that's like being the most pregnant--
> either you are, or you aren't.  Oh we're all such curmudgeons...

Closely related to that is the phrase "one of the only..." 

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