"Best by..."

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Jul 4 16:54:14 UTC 2008

At 7/4/2008 12:48 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>I mentioned this a few years ago as an idiotic variant of "Best
>before..." stamped on grocery products.
>Now I've seen it again on Hunt's Snack Pack Pudding: "Best by Aug122009."

The superlative form of "better buy [by"]?


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