Nothing in particular

Posted by Smokey Stover on March 18, 2005

In Reply to: Nothing in particular posted by Fred on March 17, 2005

: : I don't get the phrase 'nothing in particular'
: : can someone tell me what it is?

: Al: What do you want to talk about?
: Betty: Nothing in particular. That is, I haven't identified some particular thing that I want us to discuss. Music is okay. So is our next vacation.

Just so. It is sometimes used in the expression, "Everything in general, nothing in particular," meaning without emphasis on any one particularity. SS