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Re: Rumsfeld On The Known And Unknown - Shough

From: Martin Shough <mshough@parcellular.fsnet.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 21:03:01 -0000
Fwd Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 17:57:00 -0500
Subject: Re: Rumsfeld On The Known And Unknown - Shough


>From: Grant Cameron <presidentialufo@presidency.com>
>To: ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net
>Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2003 15:57:58 -0500
>Subject: Rumsfeld On The Known And Unknown

>"Reports that say something hasn't happened are interesting to
>me, because as we know, there are known unknowns. There are
>things we know we know.We also know there are known unknowns;
>that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But
>there are also unknown unknowns - the ones we don't know we
>don't know."

>For this brilliant remark to a press briefing Donald Rumsfeld
>was awarded the "Foot in Mouth" Prize by the Plain English
>Campaign today.

Ironically, considering that this is an interesting example of
very plain English appearing to confuse a subtle point that
actually makes sense!


Martin Shough