For What It's Worth

Ven vendersleighc at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 22 21:23:50 EDT 2002


On Thu, 17 Oct 2002, Ania wrote:
|FWIW = "I have an opinion/some information on 
the subject in question; I am
|not entirely sure whether it is 
accurate/worthwhile/relevant/pertinent, but
|it may contribute something useful to the 
discussion, so here it is"
|
|Is this about right?

Yes. Here's another shade of meaning -- "For what
it's worth so and so says......
.........but you know what she's like, what
rubbish his books are,  or that they weren't
actually there when it happened.

It's when you feel some point of view/piece of
information deserves a mention but don't want to
take responsibility for it!. Very useful.


=====
Ven

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