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same difference

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NounEdit

same difference

  1. (idiomatic) A distinction which makes no difference; a distinction which does not matter.

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  • Often used in a grammatically incomplete form, as a pro-sentence, meaning "That is a distinction which makes no significant difference." For example:
2000 July 31, Lev Grossman, "Report From MacWorld Expo," Time:
Apple as a company has been as much about design as about technology. Is it in danger of putting form ahead of function? Same difference, says Jobs.

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