Your mileage may vary


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Your mileage may vary

(Standard disclaimer attached to EPA mileage ratings by American car manufacturers) A ritual warning often found in Unix freeware distributions and elsewhere. Translates roughly as "Hey, I tried to write this portably, but who *knows* what'll happen on your system?"
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I won't get into numbers because your mileage may vary, but I was significantly faster at close range with the DeltaPoint-equipped Glock.
Your mileage may vary but if the idea of a bowl-haircut-sporting, loon-pants-wearing Chicago-based pathological liar rampaging his way across genre, subject matter and the sensibilities of polite society sounds at all appealing check it out.
While your mileage may vary, I suspect the return on investment for this type of project is almost immediate.
Just like the old ads that used to say your mileage may vary, I'm always leery of battery run times because of the different battery brands and types, and the type of lab tests.