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    Eway is offline Senior Member
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    Default in the normal course of things?

    "Brain cells begin to be lost from the age of 35 onward, although the loss is minimal and in the normal course of things would have very little effect on an older woman's mental ability."

    What does "in the normal course of things" mean?

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: in the normal course of things?

    If things happen in the normal way.

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