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No doubt a good antidote to hyperbole. But they don’t even mention the common ‘very unique’; and translators from or into English could easily be misled if they just accepted the recommended substitutes for, for example, cheap, dry, nice, skinny, soft, dear …
Sort of why I found it very annoying: not so much exasperating perhaps as infuriating. I actually don’t find very very problematic. I rather like a very cheap, very dry Martini. . .
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