A word can mean so many things in the English language and it’s no wonder that it’s learning the language is tuff, even for us.
It’s “only” a buck can mean it’s a great value
It’s “only” a buck can be sarcasm to mean that it’s not a great value
Or, in my case “You only have Fibromyalgia” meaning I could have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spondylitis, Osteoarthritis or Gout but I don’t. I only have Fibromyalgia.
Happy Birthday to Papa today, he turns 79. In this case, he is ‘only’ 79, as I plan for him to live for years and years to come…
© “Fizz” 2009