Posted by Miri Barak on March 18, 2004
In Reply to: Re: "Comfort factor" posted by Miri Barak on March 18, 2004
: : : It is said about our dinosaur Pod when he encounters other kind of dinosaurs::
: : : Luckily for them, Pod's instinct to avoid their kind is too deeply ingrained.
: : : Feeling no *comfort factor*, he withdraws. As an added precaution, Pod puts some daylight between himself and the odd-sized animals.
: Thank you Henry,you
: : : My question: What does he mean by comfort factor", somehow it doen't make sense here.
: : : Thank you very much
: : : By the way I have a problem also with "put some daylight between himself..." but I stills have'nt try to dig into it.
: : Comfort factor is a safety margin.
: : "Put daylight between" means to create a clear gap between two things. A phrase popular recently in politics was to create/put/keep clear blue water between the policies of one party and another to show that they were different.
: Thank you Henry you helped me immensely.
"Just around the corner a change is in the wind".
Does it mean that a change is expected soon?