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#1 2013-12-14 08:03:21

JuanTwoThree
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More to this ....

“There’s more to this that meets the eye” with numerous ghits is really quite different from the original.

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#2 2013-12-14 23:23:17

DavidTuggy
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Re: More to this ....

A nice one: both versions make sense, and very nearly the same sense. The standard one = there are things about this that do not appear at first sight. (Likely they are not to be perceived by vision at all.) The new one = However much you see right now, there is more to this that you can see (that will meet the eye) if you keep looking carefully.

I like it!


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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