Long Story Short

( or )

To Make a Long Story Short





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Long Story Short ( or ) To Make a Long Story Short :



The traditional expression “to make (or cut) a long story short” is now commonly abbreviated by omitting the first phrase:


“Long story short, I missed my plane.”


Although there’s a certain appeal to the notion of abbreviating an expression about abbreviation, the shorter form sounds odd to people not used to it.





























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