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Speaking Hyperbolically …

December 26, 2011

The other day I decided to replace the batteries in my Antenna DVR’s remote. I had to call the Fire Department to get he battery compartment opened. Good grief!

hyperbole |hīˈpərbəlē|nounexaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.DERIVATIVEShyperbolical |ˌhīpərˈbälikəl|adjective,hyperbolically |ˌhīpərˈbälik(ə)lē|adverb,hyperbolism |-ˌlizəm|nounORIGIN late Middle English: via Latin from Greek huperbolē (see hyperbola.

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