"Pre-" Ordering

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"Pre-" Ordering

Mike Millard
<Tongue in cheek>
While everyone else is “PRE-“ORDERing their HomePod, I’ll just “ORDER” mine.
Isn't “pre-order” what you do before you order something??
</Tongue in cheek>

Just wondering …

Mike Millard,
West Vancouver  BC,
Canada



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Re: "Pre-" Ordering

@lbutlr
On 24 Jan 2018, at 13:01, Mike <[hidden email]> wrote:
> <Tongue in cheek>
> While everyone else is “PRE-“ORDERing their HomePod, I’ll just “ORDER” mine.
> Isn't “pre-order” what you do before you order something??
> </Tongue in cheek>

As you no doubt know, pre-order is what you do before you can order because the product is not available. If it were available now, you could order it. If it will be available later, you are pre(release)-ordering it.

It makes perfect sense, much more than some other common phrases (hot water heater, PIN Number).


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