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What do you understand by "Catch 22 Situation"?

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Asked by Siachen, 13 Feb '12 12:05 pm
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Quote: The biggest problem with earthquake prediction studies is that you do not know when there will be an earthquake. Alasdair Skelton , Stockholm University, Sweden

Figure of Speech: Catch-22; or, in rhetoric, autophasia, the rule that chases its own tail. From the Greek, meaning speaks of itself.

Poor Professor Skelton. If he only knew when an earthquake was going to happen, his prediction could be 100 percent accurate. But then hed be out of a job. Thanks to the nimble Figarist Jack Quick for providing todays quote. Its a superb example of an autophasia, a rule that one must violate to obey.

Long before Joseph Hellers classic novel, the ancients knew their Catch-22. After all, it takes a logician to catch an illogician.

Snappy Answer: To paraphrase our President, we Americans dont predict earthquakes. We make them.
Answered by Pathfinder, 13 Feb '12 12:10 pm

 
  
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Hot milk,neither one can drink nor can throw
Answered by rekha agarwal, 13 Feb '12 12:08 pm

 
  
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Egg is first or hen is first
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 13 Feb '12 12:08 pm

 
  
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