MEANING: adjective:
1. Fickle; volatile; changeable.
2. Animated; quick-witted; shrewd.
3. Relating to the metal, planet, or god Mercury.

ETYMOLOGY: After Mercury, Roman god of commerce, thievery, eloquence, communication, etc. The planet is named after the god and in ancient astrology those born under the supposed influence of Mercury were ascribed his qualities. Earliest documented use: 1300.


MEA-CURIAL - pertaining to my own personal division of the church

MER-BURIAL- Dumbledore may have seen a few of there underwater interments in some untold tales

MERC-URINAL - My Grand Marquis is so well equipped it comes with its own, er, facilities