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Re: Meaning of phrase - to take ostrich view

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on March 31, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Meaning of phrase - to take ostrich view posted by Bruce Kahl on March 31, 2005

: : Does this phrase have a meaning ? Does it mean to look down upon others or does it mean taking a attitude of superiority? Can anyone email me please
: : thanks

: The ostrich has a tendency to hide its head in the sand when pursued.
: So for someone or some entity "to take the ostrich view" means a problem is being overlooked or ignored.

Ostriches don't really do that. It's just folklore, but the concept is widely known.