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a futile attempt; an act which will have very little or no consequence; a very small proportion of the whole
Trying to stop illegal downloading by arresting individual college students is like pissing in the ocean - there is no way they can arrest millions of internet-users.
#spitting in the wind #pissing in the wind #a drop in the bucket #a drop in the ocean #spitting in the ocean
by wube October 11, 2007
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