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Re: AS LARGE AS LIFE AND TWICE AS NATURAL

Posted by Smokey Stover on November 04, 2006

In Reply to: AS LARGE AS LIFE AND TWICE AS NATURAL posted by Yuri on November 04, 2006

: Dear experts,

: Is the expression AS LARGE AS LIFE AND TWICE AS NATURAL a mere emphatic (or ironic?) variant of AS LARGE AS LIFE?

: Thank you,
: Yuri

Yes, barring some peculiarity evident in the context. It certainly is ironic, but still probably just emphatic. SS