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Autor:  pat
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  15/ABR/2003 7:59 AM
Assunto:  Re: Faster or fastest?
Mensagem:  "The faster way" The comparison to other ways is implied. They didn't use the term "fastest" so as to avoid hyperbole, so as not to seem pompous. Many people are tired of advertising that claims to be catagorically the "best", the "fastest", etc. So they created a subtle difference with "faster", so as to leave the slight possibility that some other way is the "fastest".

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Faster or fastest?  –  Flavia  14/ABR/2003, 3:09 PM
Re: Faster or fastest?  –  Emilson  14/ABR/2003, 3:18 PM
 Re: Faster or fastest?  –  pat  15/ABR/2003, 7:59 AM

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