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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr.: 1. To examine: to check for validity, accuracy or authenticity.
noun: Veteran: a soldier, especially one who has fought in a war.
Why is it that to doctor a document is to falsify it, but to vet it is to check it for its accuracy?
"Commonwealth Press Union New Zealand chairman Gavin Ellis said 'the
suggestion that journalists should give up their copy to judges for
vetting is totally unacceptable.'"
"The bills will then be sent to India's finance and law ministries to
vetted before being put before the president for his approval."
There's a schizoid quality to our relationship with animals, in which sentiment and brutality exist side by side. Half the dogs in America will receive Christmas presents this year, yet few of us pause to consider the miserable life of the pig -- an animal easily as intelligent as a dog -- that becomes the Christmas ham. -Michael Pollan, professor and writer (1955- )
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