Comparing nice

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Oct 24 19:17:45 UTC 2013

nice, adj.; comparative = good; superlative = wonderful.

Has "Have a nice day" become too formulaic and thus ineffective?  I
hear on occasion "Have a good day", and today I noticed (although it
may in times past have gone in one ear and out the other) "Have a
wonderful day".


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