More redundancy

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Mon Nov 5 03:49:49 UTC 2012

On Nov 4, 2012, at 7:41 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> Is the leading receiver in terms of yardage also a redundancy?
> On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 10:38 PM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at> wrote:
>> During the Atlanta-vs.-Dallas football game tonight, the NBC commentator
>> has remarked at least twice that Jason Witten of the Cowboys is "the
>> leading receiver in terms of receptions."

i take Dan G. to be suggesting that "leading receiver in terms of receptions" is to be understood as "leading receiver in terms of number of receptions", which is *not* redundant; number of receptions is only one of several metrics for "leading receiver".


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