What other expressions occur with the same frequency of ‘contain the outbreak’?
keywords: Linguistics, Language Arts, disease
The theme song of ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ is widely considered to be the greatest theme song ever. Perhaps it is not merely a coincidence that it can also be construed to be a rendition of not asking for whom the bell tolls.
keywords: parallel, interpretation
Here is the link to the Wikipedia article on this topic.
keywords: literary device, Linguistics, Language Arts, consonants, alliteration
It is possible for your credit card account to be on autopay (with a balance due), and yet for it to be true that “You have no scheduled payments on this account.”
Perhaps “You have no scheduled payments on this account.” is short for “You currently have no manually-scheduled one-time payments on this account.”
keywords: Linguistics, Language Arts, ambiguity, abbreviation, account status
When you change clothes to go shopping, you leave your house shoes pointing to the trash receptacle.
keywords: life, General Systems Theory
Proofreading is the archetypal activity that ‘doesn’t scale’.
keywords: Paul Graham, life, General Systems Theory
Answer: When you want to do optimal stopping.
keywords: life, General Systems Theory, choices, best selection from among candidates, oxymoron, paradox