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Six Of One, A Half Dozen Of The Other ( they are the same thing ... )

"Six Of One, A Half Dozen Of The Other"

"Six of one, half-dozen of the other" says that two things which people refer to differently are actually the same thing. A "dozen" is a counting word that represents twelve (12) of some particular item, so a "half-dozen" is equal to six (6) of that item, and saying "six of one" is equal to saying "a half-dozen of the other." The "one" and the "other" refer to the two things which you are saying are not so different.

Example: "I say she's a stewardess. She says she's a flight attendant. It's six of one, a half-dozen of the other."

Although something has been said in two different ways, they ultimately mean the same thing.

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