Friday, August 24, 2007

Word of the Day-thanks Maggie!

SUPERFLUOUS- su·per·flu·ous Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[soo-pur-floo-uhs]
1. being more than is sufficient or required; excessive.

2. unnecessary or needless.

3. Obsolete. possessing or spending more than enough or necessary; extravagant.

And it's hard to realize economies of scale without shedding superfluous jobs.

Everything superfluous is more noticeable in him [Hemmingway] than in other writers.

An authority which makes all further argument or illustration superfluous.

There is even a website. At this site, pictures are posted that were found on the sidewalk, in the park, or on the street. GENIUS!! Good use of the word.

ok....I better watch it or I am going to have a superfluous blog....YIKES!!

Any good uses...please share.

And thanks Maggie for bringing this word to my vocab. You are a good friend.

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