Issue 166, page 3
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Guestmudgeon Tim Sylvester has up to one complaint, or more!
Your previous Curmudgeon's talk of advertising reminded me of a personal annoyance: some form of "Up to (X), or more!"
This self-contradictory statement imposes a limit on whatever quantity is being described, and then states that no limit actually exists! Advertisers!
That one has always bugged Barb and Malcolm (the resident curmudgeons Ms. Dwyer and Mr. Tent), too.
Have you heard or read similar or equally distressing usages?
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