“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
“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.”
“Now we can say that (planets around pulsars) are not uncommon.”
“This is definitely not an uncommon request at this time of year. The most common ones are the inflatable-style ones.”
“It's not uncommon to find them.”
“It's not uncommon at the end of the day to have hundreds of family members knocking on the tents trying to figure out where their runners are. It's one of the biggest problems for us.”
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