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    Default Blowin' in the wind

    This issue has already been dealt with a couple of months ago, but I would like to have more opinions on the sayin: blowing in the wind.

    Is it Dylans own expression? Does it have a negative sense or positive. Does it indicate that x is all around us just waiting to be grasped, dealt with. Or that x is impossible to get a grip on?

    I hope I've made myself clear, but english is not my first language.

    Seb

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    Default Re: Blowin' in the wind

    Quote Originally Posted by Sebjen View Post
    This issue has already been dealt with a couple of months ago, but I would like to have more opinions on the sayin: blowing in the wind.

    Is it Dylans own expression? Does it have a negative sense or positive. Does it indicate that x is all around us just waiting to be grasped, dealt with. Or that x is impossible to get a grip on?

    I hope I've made myself clear, but english is not my first language.

    Seb
    As far as I know, the expression pre-dated Dylan.

    IMO, the connotation is neutral. I have always felt it referred to something that was all around us but difficult to grab.

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