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?

2 comments:

dave said...

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

dave said...

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