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    the wrong side of catastrophic

    Dear all,


    what is the meaning of "the wrong side of catastrophic" in the following context:


    "Productivity levels through the floor. And our balance of payments the wrong side of catastrophic."


    Thanks a lot.













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    Re: the wrong side of catastrophic

    Quote Originally Posted by maiabulela View Post
    what is the meaning of "the wrong side of catastrophic" ?
    "Not very good".

    ps. That's British understatement. Others might say, "Far more disastrously horrible than 'catastrophic'"

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    Re: the wrong side of catastrophic

    I don't think it's a very good expression at all. Does a catastrophe really have a good side and a bad side?

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