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To: ReformationFan

So wrong. Don’t put me in a box. The exception disproves the rule.


7 posted on 10/02/2011 12:05:22 AM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: ReneeLynn
The exception disproves the rule.

So what do you do, when the exceptions add up to fewer than, say, 4% of all cases?

Sounds like you have a workable rule.

13 posted on 10/02/2011 3:04:36 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus (Concealed carry is a pro-life position.)
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To: ReneeLynn

You have the saying wrong. It’s “The exception proves the rule.” This means that the existence of an exception proves that there was a rule in the first place. If there were no rule, you could not — and wouldn’t even think to — speak of an “exception.”

Anyway, no one is putting you in a box any more than anyone else. We’re all categorized in certain ways (eg, “Men don’t like asking for directions,” etc.)

It seems like you didn’t read the article.


19 posted on 10/02/2011 7:59:46 AM PDT by Paladins Prayer
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