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Posted by Ward on May 02, 2004

In Reply to: Overwhelmed posted by Fred on May 02, 2004

: : I looked up several definitions of 'whelmed'. And it appears to mean overcome, etc. So if 'whelmed' is 'overcome', then is overwhelmed tautology?

: Reminds me of the recent discussion of 'flammable' and 'inflammable.'

I have often been underwhelmed by things that happen each day.