Oct 29, 2009

Pop quiz: word definitions

Without checking a dictionary, use your mind boggling brain power and state the differences between "flammable" and "inflammable".

5 comments:

sean said...

without checking the dictionary, i think, i think lar har...

they have the same meaning...only difference? one has 2 letters more than the other.

ok..off to checking the dictionary now..

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cheahwey said...

Yes, go check the dictionary!

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sean said...

i knew i was smart :)

Deng, the very eveel genius said...

Why is there two words with the same meaning and only two letters extra? Why ah?

cheahwey said...

the prefix "in" in English means "not/no". But this prefix here is Latin, and it means "to burn". So there's this mix up.
In fact, inflammable is older than flammable.
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