Wednesday, May 26, 2010

{My favorite Word?}

IS... PNEUMONIA! I had the fabulous word in my spelling list two weeks ago, and ever since then I've been obsessed with saying it. Weird huh?
Main Entry: pneu·mo·nia

Pronunciation: \nu̇-ˈmō-nyə, nyu̇-\
Function: noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from pneumōn lung, alteration of pleumōn — more at pulmonary
Date: 1603
: a disease of the lungs characterized especially by inflammation and consolidation of lung tissue followed by resolution and by fever, chills, cough, and difficulty in breathing and that is caused especially by infection

Iv'e never had pneumonia before! LOL