dave at davebiz.com
Fri Jun 8 01:19:31 EDT 2018
Another variation was "_good_ enough for the kind of girls..."
In my mind, the expression implied that the guy wasn't too picky or
persnickety about any particular thing and thus he wasn't to picky about
the kind of girl he'd go out with either. And at the same time, the
girl wasn't so picky about what she expected out of him. It's basically
a way of saying, "I'm not going to be a perfectionist on a particular
thing and as long as we're in the ballpark it's ok with me."
On 6/7/2018 11:30 PM, RETRO Innovations wrote:
> On 6/7/2018 9:47 PM, Dave Philipsen wrote:
>> Haha! That phrase was popular when I was younger. We used to say,
>> "close enough for the kind of girls I go out with". But if I try to
>> use that phrase today, especially with the younger ones, I just get a
>> blank stare.
>> On 6/7/2018 9:10 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> Its good enough that if you can
>>> fill in the missing pieces, it will generally be more than "close
>>> for the girls I've gone with."
> I admit I'd not heard that one, and I think folks may look confused
> because the imlication is unclear:
> * The girls you date lack precision?
> * They girls you date don't care about quality? (or precision?)
> * The girls you date aren't quality and thus would not care about it?
> Obviously, some of the options will be considered inappropriate in
> this era.
> Not wanting to get into the political aspects of the discussion,
> mainly just seeking clarity on the intent :-)
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