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Tweet (Refer to the Writing Notes post for word usage and to Food Vocabulary for food-related words and terms.  Also see Remnants and Famous Quotes.) Interesting Words Contronyms A contronym is a word that has opposite meanings.  For example, when Michael Jackson said that he was ‘bad’ in his video “Bad”, he meant that he was…

A Matter of Semantics

Tweet legitimate – definition of legitimate by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia The first three of seven definitions of ‘legitimate’ in the Free Online Dictionary are: 1. Being in compliance with the law; lawful: a legitimate business. 2. Being in accordance with established or accepted patterns and standards: legitimate advertising practices. 3. Based…