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Originally Posted by AtlUmpSteve View Post
To me, without using a dictionary, the difference between a muff and a fumble is similar to the difference between failing to catch a ball and the rule for an intentional drop. You cannot drop that which you have not first caught; you cannot fumble that which you have muffed. Both the drop and the fumble require prior control; the muff describes failing to control it to begin with.
Good summary of Merriam Webster! I was pretty sure you would see it as fun.
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