Cynical Synapse

Thu, 30 Oct 2008

Is Par Good or Bad?

Filed under: Paradoxes, People — cynicalsynapse @ 12:02 am

I was sitting in a meeting the other day and remark was made about something being not up to par. It occurred to me that we often talk about things that are sub-par. Both of these usages place a negative connotation on values below par.

Yet, in golf, a score under par is sought after. Doesn’t it make you wonder?


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