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    #1

    cool is as cool does

    Hi,

    could you please tell me what "cool is as cool does" means?

    Thans a lot!

    Hanka


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    Re: cool is as cool does

    Can you give us the context, Hanka?


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    Re: cool is as cool does

    In or out of your car, you will be cool as cool does. (promotional brochure)


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    Re: cool is as cool does

    Advertising-speak for you will be up to date, fashionable and modern.


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    Re: cool is as cool does

    Quote Originally Posted by Hanka View Post
    Hi,

    could you please tell me what "cool is as cool does" means?

    Thanks a lot!

    Hanka
    cool exists when cool exhibits.

    cool = adjective: fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept (Example: "He's a cool dude")

    cool - OneLook Dictionary Search

    Someone 'cool' is someone that others want to be around.


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    Re: cool is as cool does

    Quote Originally Posted by Hanka View Post
    Hi,

    could you please tell me what "cool is as cool does" means?

    Thans a lot!

    Hanka
    ok...this is advertising jargon.

    What it essentially means is that in order to be cool (to be fashionable, modern or "with it") you must act cool. So you must look fashionable, modern or act the part in order to be recognized as such.

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