Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Hula's Word of the Day-"Accurate"

Main Entry: ac·cu·rate
Pronunciation: \ˈa-kyə-rət, ˈa-k(ə-)rət\
Function: adjective
Etymology: Latin accuratus, from past participle of accurare to take care of, from ad- + cura care
Date: 1596
1 : free from error especially as the result of care
2 : conforming exactly to truth or to a standard : exact
3 : able to give an accurate result

synonyms see correct

Example: Papa T.'s response to Hubby yesterday when Hubby discovered Papa T.'s hearing aids were upside down and in the wrong ears was, "That would account for why I can't hear," and he was accurate. Or as my friend Randall would say, "You ain't wrong."


Mike Golch said...

Cool.I like the New look.

J.G. said...

Just another day in the life, huh? Glad that one got straightened out.

oreneta said...

Wouldn't that have been a little uncomfy????

You ain't wrong indeed.

Trailboss said...

What an accurate post.

Joanna M said...

Ok that made me laugh right out loud! Thanks - I needed it.