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Hobson's choice

Bryan A. Garner

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780190491482
Published online August 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190632373
Hobson's choice

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A. Generally.

This ever-spreading catchphrase has loosened its etymological tether. Tradition has it that Thomas Hobson (1549–1631), a

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Subjects: Language Reference

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