a better toilet

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 15 07:20:12 UTC 2012

Well, that was precisely my point--with another verb, this would not
have been a problem. But if it failed to reach 1 million, it certainly
would have failed to reach more than 1 million as well. So what is the
purpose of "more than"? And if it had more than 1 million subscribers
than it did not fail to reach that threshold. It's a catch-22 phrasing.


On 8/15/2012 2:18 AM, Benjamin Barrett wrote:
> One million is probably a benchmark of some sort, perhaps a psychological one. In any case, I read this on the level of copy like "Save up to 40% or even more."
> Benjamin Barrett
> Seattle, WA
> On Aug 14, 2012, at 11:14 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
>> ...
>>> The product, which may have been ahead of its time, was ultimately a
>>> flop, failing to attract more than 1 million subscribers

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