[Ads-l] fool-proof and fail-proof

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 21 04:06:36 UTC 2015

I'm with Wilson, here -- always the best place to be.

Thank you!

Fool-proof: can't be fucked up, by nobody
Fail-proof: can't break or malfunction  -- if this word hasn't existed
before it came into existence (if you follow me), then it is an example of
language change that I can approve of.


I approve of it, too, needless to say. It seems so handy that it's
surprising that only now has it been come up with.
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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