People say things that are accepted at face value all the time. Words strung together to make a meaningful phrase, only the phrase isn’t always as meaningful as it first seems.
Our language is filled with little sayings that sound okay on the surface, that seem to make sense. Until that day comes when a switch goes off in your brain and you think to yourself “huh?”
One example is the oft asked question, “Why do you always focus on one thing?” It is a common enough complaint to hear, used in arguments every day across the country.
But what exactly does it mean?
Because if someone focuses on more than one thing, is she really focusing on anything at all?