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Thread #138985   Message #3184409
Posted By: Jack the Sailor
09-Jul-11 - 12:10 PM
Thread Name: BS: Sloppy use of language
Subject: RE: BS: Sloppy use of language
Jim, Its hard to say where the writer was going with that without full context, but I would take that to mean that Einstein was eccentric as compared to other geniuses.

Kind of like,

Most basketball players are tall, but Shaq, at 7'2", was exceptional.