“It was not uncommon for fishermen to catch 300-pound halibut at the turn of the century. Now it is commercially extinct.”
“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
“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,”
“Whenever someone takes a lesser role in the operations, it's not too uncommon to see this type of thing.”
“This is definitely not an uncommon request at this time of year. The most common ones are the inflatable-style ones.”
“It's a big gain but it is not uncommon, especially with a low stock price that has been particularly hit hard recently.”
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