Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Quote of the Day

Gym person: What does 'ameliorate' mean?

B: Oh, it means 'to better', from a comparative form of the adjective. It's from Latin.

Gym person: Why don't they just write 'better' then?


Anonymous said...

Ha. 'Oh, for yaks...' Is that from Lost in Translation? Hence the 'quotes'? Too funny!

Anonymous said...

Rhetorical question, of course. Ich weiss, ich weiss.