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