We’re all singing from the same pagePosted: January 28, 2022
On CNN’s YouTube Channel in a segment entitled, “Doctor Responds to Journalist’s Covid Restriction Comments” the former FDA commissioner, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, states (at 5:20) that ending restrictions “…is easier to do when we’re all singing from the same page here.” Here is the link:
This is congruent conflation of “singing the same tune” and “on the same page”, both meaning to have the same understanding of something or someone else. “Singing from the same hymnbook” was also probably in his thoughts, with “page” getting confused with “book”. Dr. Reiner probably had in mind a chorus singing from hymn books. A big thanks to Torre Thompson for hearing this one and sending it in!