Jennifer (_jems_) wrote,
Jennifer
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"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means."

ministrations


Dictionary.com
min·is·tra·tion
n.

1. The act or process of serving or aiding.
2. The act of performing the duties of a cleric.


WordWeb
Noun: ministration `mini'streyshun

1. Assistance in time of difficulty



Just doing my part to put an end to the misuse of obscure words. Heaps of praise and adulation for anyone who knows the origin of the quote in the subject line - and what the original word in question was.

And when I looked up the exact quote (yes, I research my subject lines. Shut up!) I found a site full of movie quotes with .wav files! I'm contemplating using Neo saying "Whoa" for an error message. On my other computer I have Vamp!Willow saying "Bored now". And Mulder says "They're shutting us down, Scully" every time I turn that computer off. I love useless stuff like that! Oh! And I used to have Homer Simpson shouting "The mail! The mail is here! Woohoo!" every time I got e-mail, but it got a bit tiresome after a while.
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