Archive for June 16th, 2009

Fun with headlines today …

We read this headline on one of our favorite Web sites, The People’s Pharmacy:

“Heartburn Drug Conquered Warts”

(click here for the real story)

What comes to your mind?

Here’s what came to ours:

drug conquered warts

So, for our word of the day, we choose to subjugate:

conquer. verb (used with object)

  • to acquire by force of arms; win in war: to conquer a foreign land.
  • to overcome by force; subdue: to conquer an enemy.
  • to gain, win, or obtain by effort, personal appeal, etc.: conquer the hearts of his audience.
  • to gain a victory over; surmount; master; overcome: to conquer disease and poverty; to conquer one’s fear.

conquer. verb (used without object)

  • to be victorious; make conquests; gain the victory: Despite their differences, their love will conquer.

Source: dictionary.com

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