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Aug 10, 2011This week's theme
What do these car names mean?
This week's words
What's the plural of the word prius? Priuses. Marketers at Toyota conducted a poll asking people to vote for their choice of plural for Toyota Prius. Prii received the greatest number of votes.
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:noun: Something preceding, especially a necessary prior condition.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin prius (something preceding). Earliest documented use: 1882.
USAGE:"This definition identifies God as the prius of everything that has being."
Paul Tillich & Michael Palmer; Writings in the Philosophy of Culture; 1990.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion. -Arthur C. Clarke, science fiction writer (1917-2008)
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