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Re: Overwhelmed

Posted by Fred on May 02, 2004

In Reply to: Overwhelmed posted by Lotg on May 02, 2004

: I looked up several definitions of 'whelmed'. And it appears to mean overcome, etc. So if 'whelmed' is 'overcome', then is overwhelmed tautology?

Reminds me of the recent discussion of 'flammable' and 'inflammable.'