George Carlin Linguistic Comment of the Day

Another phrase I don’t care for is been there, done that. I, personally, am not so cocky. I prefer the modest approach. Instead of “been there, done that,” I will usually say, “been nearby, done something similar.”

– from the George Carlin Day Calendar for February 22, 2006

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