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    corporate giants

    1. Does "corporate giants" stand for "company directors"? It, by itself, means not people but companies.
    2. What does "just ever so" mean? Is it an empahsis for "slower"?

    15)For several months, I became a steady smile watcher. I watched smiles on the street. I watched smiles on TV, I watched the smiles of politicians, the clergy, corporate giants, and world leaders. My findings? Amid the sea of flashing teeth and parting lips, I discovered the people perceived to have the most credibility and integrity were just ever so slower to smile...

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    Re: corporate giants

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    1. Does "corporate giants" stand for "company directors"? It, by itself, means not people but companies.
    2. What does "just ever so" mean? Is it an empahsis for "slower"?

    15)For several months, I became a steady smile watcher. I watched smiles on the street. I watched smiles on TV, I watched the smiles of politicians, the clergy, corporate giants, and world leaders. My findings? Amid the sea of flashing teeth and parting lips, I discovered the people perceived to have the most credibility and integrity were just ever so slower to smile...
    1. It probably means the CEOs of multinational corporations.
    2. It probably is, as you say, "an emphasis for slower".
    It's badly written.

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