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    The 6 P's

    Proper Planning Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.

    I learned this today and found it useful and wandered what the ESL community thought on this saying were.

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    Re: The 6 P's

    Well, planning and preparation are the same, so I would omit one or the other.

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    Re: The 6 P's

    The original saying/proverb is:
    Good preparation prevents poor performance.

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    Re: The 6 P's

    Quote Originally Posted by tonyheaney View Post
    Proper Planning Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.

    I learned this today and found it useful and wandered what the ESL community thought on this saying were.
    What's it useful for? Just as a pious pedagogical platitude?

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    Re: The 6 P's

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    What's it useful for? Just as a pious pedagogical platitude?
    Perhaps pleonastic? (I'm not sure I agree with K though that planning is the same as preparation - an 'and' between the two would make it better.)

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