I apologize for the lack of timeliness of this post, and the lack of evidence to back it up, but it’s something weird I noticed that reaches a level of Coinkydink or Coinkydonk. As a refresher, a Coinkydink is a coincidence, while a Coinkydonk is on purpose.
Anyadultswim, I am a huge fan of the phrase, “Fair enough.” I first picked it up from Tim and Eric’s cartoon (?) Tom Goes to the Mayor. The titular Tom Peters was equally fond of the saying:Vodpod videos no longer available.
Another thing picked up from both of those shows happened to come from their credits:Vodpod videos no longer available.
Now I may not regularly say either “fair enough” or “absolutely,” but whenever I hear them uttered, BOOM! I think of Tim and Eric.
While watching Season 5 of LOST in preparation for Season 6, I realized both phrases were said a lot. “Fair enough” was said so much that a forum practically devoted an entire thread to it.
As for “absolutely,” here are a couple quotes from Season 5:
John Locke: Absolutely. Richard has agreed to show us where we need to go. So I’m gonna go and see Jacob right now. And I’d like all of you to come with me
James ‘Sawyer’ Ford: You still got my back?
Juliet Burke: Absolutely.
Were I so inclined to (or provided I had the time and technology), I would have put together a YouTube video as proof. Maybe one day I will, but for now, you’ll have to take my word for it.
So what does this all mean, you wonder? I think the answer is simple: