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GeneralWow. Historic rainfall. Pin
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JokeThen and Now - For Senior Citizens Pin
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GeneralLinguistic ambiguity Pin
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As most of us here tend toward pedantry and the precise use of language, I thought I'd ask the following:

If you are looking to make a purchase, and expect to pay (approximately) a certain amount, and a vendor claims that they can "exceed all your expectations" -- wouldn't you at least ask for clarification that their price won't exceed your expectation?


(
This is prompted by an internal corporate survey I answered yesterday.

"meet or exceed our customers’ service expectations and our partners’ cost expectations"
)

modified 15-Aug-14 18:58pm.

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GeneralDD! You might want a US holiday break next time Pin
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