rash = 'critically decisive'

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 30 17:43:43 UTC 2012

It was a rush decision to avoid the crash. Although it may have seemed
brash at the time, it was necessary to avoid a brush with danger and
turning students into rashers amidst a pile of trash in the brush.
Seconds later the bus might have been flying like a thrush into the
crush of the massive vortex. So let's not be too rash in criticizing
this use of "rash"--it may look like a mishmash, but the harsh truth is
that it's close enough.


On 3/30/2012 1:01 PM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:
> Or maybe it was actually a "rush" decision.
> DanG

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