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Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Vocab Lessons from Law & Order

Decedent:
Sounds: pretty, a cross between decent and descendent.
Means: a dead person
Usage: I don't want to visit Elaine. Last time i went to her apartment building I found a decedent in the hallway

Administratrix:
Sounds: like a receptionist with an S&M complex
Means: female administrator -- the person appointed by a court to handle probate on behalf of someone who died without a will.

2 comments:

Jenny said...

I'm not sure we fully understand the meaning of Administratrix. Please use in a sentence. Thank you for your cooperation.

PS. Fuji - Tonight? Tomorrow?

Natalie said...

see?? i just knew l&o made you smarter!!