“It is very expensive to achieve high unreliability. It is not uncommon to increase the cost of an item by a factor of ten for each factor of ten degradation accomplished.”
Norman R. Augustine
“Islamorada is known for its monster bonefish and it's not uncommon to hear about big fish out of Islamorada.”
“It was not uncommon for fishermen to catch 300-pound halibut at the turn of the century. Now it is commercially extinct.”
“Everybody that's crabbed ... has got a story to tell about a hold-your-breath situation. It's not uncommon to lose boats. Fortunately it's a little bit more uncommon to lose lives.”
“Whenever someone takes a lesser role in the operations, it's not too uncommon to see this type of thing.”
“Now we can say that (planets around pulsars) are not uncommon.”
“Cell phones rely on the strongest signal. So it's not uncommon for the signal to hit a tower in another county,”
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