covering all the bases

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 31 05:04:45 UTC 2012

"We'll see the fate of the coaching staff of Dallas…This cannot be understated, though, or overstated: whether it's his fault or not, Tony Romo is now 1-6 in win or go home games, either in Week 17 or the playoffs."

--ESPN SportsCenter anchor Steve Levy following another last-game elimination of the Dallas Cowboys

Maybe that should be the general strategy for all hypernegations:

"No head injury is too trivial to ignore, or to pay attention to."
"His problems can't be underestimated, or overestimated."


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