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    Question She spoke at light speed and I understood nothing...?

    Saying that someone speaks at light speed, does it make sense?

    I used to say it for explaining that I was not able to understand the phone number left on my voice mail because she spoke at light speed.

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    Re: She spoke at light speed and I understood nothing...?

    Usually we would say with the speed of lightning.

    Either term makes sense as decribing something happening extremely quickly.

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    Re: She spoke at light speed and I understood nothing...?

    or ... "at the speed of light" - that is, at the fastest possible speed, according to Einstein, I think?

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