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Word and Phrase Origins
What does the phrase a racing certainty mean?
Asked in Horse Racing, Animal Racing
In horse racing did 'stone ginger' mean a sure bet?
Asked in Internet
In an Internet search what search terms would you use if you wanted to find pages containing the word Watsonville and the phrase dirt racing but not the phrase figure eight?
What does the phrase ran out mean in horse racing?
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What does that's the way the ball bounces mean?
Asked in Definitions
What is complete certainty?
A sure knowledge that something is. certainty means that something is without an error or has complete knowledge. A table and four chairs my be complete to the satisfaction of the household, but with the addition of two more chairs ones opinion changes. Most people mean they feel certain or confident when they say they are certain (they cannot truly be certain unless they be all knowing) . They feel like they are error proof or that they have complete knowledge about something. This however is just a feeling of certainty not true certainty. complete certainty can only exist as a feeling of complete certainty. Not a true knowledge of everything or knowing for sure that you are free of error. This is what most people mean when they say complete certainty. Is that they feel confident
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The phrase rule of thumb is best understood to mean?