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Fair

Posted by Billy the Kid on February 29, 2000

In Reply to: Fair posted by Sabrina on February 28, 2000

: I am trying to understand why the phrase "fair is fair" is not a needless repitition. What does it mean?

'Fair's fair' could be used instead of 'The only fair distribution of the spoils of this robbery is a fair distribution" to get the point over more succinctly.