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Hindsight . . . 20/20

Posted by R. Berg on August 21, 2002

In Reply to: Hindsight is always 20/20 posted by Bob on August 21, 2002

: : Didn't see this listed and thought it should be on this website.

: : I think most people know what it means, however.

: I believe the phrase is more often "Hindsight is always 20-20."

I've seen that version (bob's) and others. People say, for example, "And with 20/20 hindsight, we realized . . ." It isn't so much a set phrase as a set idea. The wording varies.