'Convince x of y' = 'reassure x about y'

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 14 22:56:01 UTC 2012

On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 1:26 PM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:
> the "convince" vs. "persuade" matter

I'm happy that I'm not the only one to notice this. As they say,

"Don't mess with Texas!" ;-)

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

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