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Hobson's choice

Bryan A. Garner

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780195135084
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891245
Hobson's choice

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

Reference Entry.  296 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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