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."

5 comments:

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.