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To-do listEdit

I just had a basic crack at some of your list. Feel free to improve:

Equinox 19:21, 15 July 2021 (UTC)

Excellent job, especially finding quotes for ‘ozzie’. Thanks! Overlordnat1 (talk) 21:34, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
Re "not much in it": is this the same "in" as "there might be something in that" (i.e. good idea)? Thus should be covered at "in" somehow? Equinox 10:34, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
That’s an interesting take on things. I was thinking about using ‘in it’ to refer to a difference in time or distance, such as ‘I nearly travelled as far as I did last time but there’s not much in it’ or ‘I nearly went as quickly as last time but there’s not much in it’ but if we take it to mean that the distance is unimportant then I suppose it is the same sense, as ‘there’s something in it’ means ‘there’s something important in it’. On the other hand you could replace ‘it’ with something like ‘what he’s saying’ in the sentence ‘there’s something in it’ but what could you replace ‘it’ with in the phrase ‘there’s not much in it’? ‘not much in it’ and ‘something in it’ both feel idiomatic rather than SOP to me but perhaps they could be dealt with by adding to the in or in it entries? Overlordnat1 (talk) 10:58, 1 August 2021 (UTC)