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reply to post by 727Sky
LOL ....thanks for that ....Its nice to get a good start on the day with another two dots linked ...peace
Incomplete yet you are finished sounds like you gave up before completion ? Finished and complete to me would mean the project you started has a beginning and an end goal to make it right or by definition complete.. When the goal is reached the project is finished and complete... But I am not a word scholar...
I don't get it. I get the 'ha ha' part of it that is the alleged explanation, but the rest of it makes no sense to me.
I've never known of any confusion between those two words. They are not the same. I have finished doing many things that were still incomplete.
No English dictionary has ever been able to adequately explain the difference between COMPLETE and FINISHED.
However, in a recent linguistic conference held in London, England, and attended by some of the best linguists in the world, Samsundar Balgobin, a Guyanese, was the clear winner.
His final challenge was this: "Some say there is no difference between COMPLETE and FINISHED.
Please explain the difference between COMPLETE and FINISHED in a way that is easy to understand".
Here is his astute answer: "When you marry the right woman, you are COMPLETE. But, when you marry the wrong woman, you are FINISHED.
And when the right one catches you with the wrong one, you are COMPLETELY FINISHED!"
His answer was received with a standing ovation lasting over 5 minutes....... I am so glad this definition has finally been answered in a way everyone can understand....! Truth or hoax ? Either way allot of truth even if a hoax....edit on 17-9-2013 by 727Sky because: ....
Incomplete yet you are finished sounds like you gave up before completion ? Finished and complete to me would mean the project you started has a beginning and an end goal to make it right or by definition complete..