Sunday, June 3, 2012

WORD OF THE DAY! 6/3/12.

et cetera [et-set-er-uh]
adverb
1. And others; and so forth; and so on (used to indicate that more of the same sort or class might have been mentioned, but for brevity have been omitted). Often abbreviated as "etc."

EX. " Wrong, sir! Wrong! Under section 37B of the contract signed by him, it states quite clearly that all offers shall become null and void if - and you can read it for yourself in this photostatic copy: I, the undersigned, shall forfeit all rights, privileges, and licenses herein and herein contained, et cetera, et cetera... Fax mentis incendium gloria cultum, et cetera, et cetera... Memo bis punitor delicatum! It's all there, black and white, clear as crystal! You stole fizzy lifting drinks! You bumped into the ceiling which now has to be washed and sterilized, so you get nothing! You lose! Good day, sir!" -Willy Wonka, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)



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