One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Between the wars he rose steadily but unspectacularly in rank and by 1936 was a lt-general.’
- ‘He is a long-standing member who competes regularly, if usually unspectacularly, off his 23 handicap.’
- ‘Nothing quite like that greeted Tolkien's Lord Of The Rings which, when first published in 1955, sold steadily if unspectacularly.’
- ‘But since his game and his character are of the unglamorous kind, because he goes about his job quietly, efficiently, unspectacularly, he has perhaps not got quite the recognition he deserves.’
- ‘Yet the first shot arced neatly if unspectacularly towards the practice green.’
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