Next time you find yourself using the phrase, "give 110%" (in relation to personal effort), consider instead saying "a billion-ga-jillion percent" or "infinity percent" because they're all equally impossible--why stop at 100 + 10 percent?
I tried giving it 100% once, but my hard drive crashed.
It's a non-issue for me, as I make it a general rule to never give more than 85%.
And that's why you're a smart person Susan... If you gave 100%, where would the other amounts of energy and effort come from that are required for eating, breathing, and other life-supporting functions? I think 85% is really what people are talking about when they say 100%. Of course, 110% is still just an ignorant figure of speech.
In my next episode, I'll address the illogicality of 'I could care less'
I'll follow that up with an hour long expose on 'The least you could do is...'
The thesis of this expose- if the sentence isn't- 'The least you could do is nothing' then the sentence is incorrect.
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