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Common usage that's still not in many dictionaries
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2014/06/26
4:41am
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Sound bite pundits have long said things like:

The optic of cooperating with Iran.

The optic of the border fences .

(Usually implying potential political embarrassment.)

Today it’s still limited to journalists specialized in the 100 mph commentaries art.

2014/06/26
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2014/06/26
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So I’ve changed the description to ‘not in many dictionaries.’

The limited use part still holds?

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