Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Wednesday Word of the Day - Chicanery
Chicanery \shih-KAY-nuh-ree\, noun:
1. The use of trickery or sophistry to deceive (as in matters of law).
2. A trick; a subterfuge.
~I know I've heard this word used before, but what a nice flow it has. So I wondered where the word came from and check out what I found.~
From French chicaner (to quibble).
~Cool, huh. I am so going to have to use this word in a discussion with my family sometime. I wonder if it will stop the conversation or if I'll get a what are you saying kind of look...heheheh.~