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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: OT: What the hell is "catch-22" [was Re: howto: request committer status]
Date Fri, 02 Jul 2004 14:00:45 GMT
That was the title of a famous book by Joseph Heller.  

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0684833395/002-0109254-6032057?v=glance

Alex

On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 08:50, John Casey wrote:
> :) sorry.
> 
> Catch-22 is when no possible action can have a good result...sort of
> "damned if you do, damned if you don't" to use another cliche.
> 
> HTH,
> john
> 
> On Thu, 2004-07-01 at 08:36, Martin Skopp wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 23:27, John Casey wrote:
> > > Catch-22 alleviated.
> > 
> > Could please someone explain a non-native speaker like me that
> > mysterious "catch-22" term.  Thanks folks,


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