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Posted by Word Camel on January 01, 2003

In Reply to: Forest posted by John Pursel on December 30, 2002

: I did a Google on "God is in the details"
: and got back "the devil is in the detail".
: Seems my phrase is posing a problem as you say you
: did not see the forest for my trees. That is hardly
: the point. The forest is there but those in charge of the forest
: refuse to see the trees.
: That is the point of my phrase.

It's interesting that the phrase didn't develop in the way you posed it. Perhaps not seeing the forest is the more common vice.