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Thursday, 5 June 2014

Get UP and enjoy

This was sent to me by a friend.It is informative ,interesting and helpful.I am sending it my friends.
I'm sure you will enjoy this. I never knew one word in English language that can be a noun, verb, adj, adv, prep.

Read until the end ... You'll laugh.

This two-letter word in English has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that word is 
It is listed in the dictionary as an [adv], [prep], [adj], [n] or [v].
It's easy to understand UP, meaning toward the sky or at the top of the list, but when we awaken in the morning, why do we wake UP?
At a meeting, why does a topic come UP?
Why do we speak UP, and why are the officers UP for election (if there is a tie, it is a toss UP) and why is it UP to the secretary to write UP a report?
 We call UP our friends, brighten UP a room, polish UP the silver, warm UP the leftovers and clean UP the kitchen.
We lock UP the house and fix UP the old car.
At other times, this little word has real special meaning.
People stir UP trouble, line UP for tickets, work UP an appetite, and think UP excuses.
To be dressed is one thing but to be dressed UP is special.
And this UP is confusing: A drain must be opened UP because it is blocked UP..
We open UP a store in the morning but we close it UP at night.
We seem to be pretty mixed UP about UP!
To be knowledgeable about the proper uses of UP, look UP the word UP in the dictionary.
In a desk-sized dictionary, it takes UP almost 1 /4 of the page and can add UP to about thirty definitions.
If you are UP to it, you might try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used.
It will take UP a lot of your time, but if you don't give UP, you may wind UP with (UP to) a hundred or more.
When it threatens to rain, we say it is clouding UP.
When the sun comes out, we say it is clearing UP.
When it rains, it soaks UP the earth.
When it does not rain for awhile, things dry UP.
One could go on and on, but I'll wrap it UP, for now .. . .
My time is UP!
Oh . . . One more thing: What is the first thing you do in the morning and the last thing you do at night?
Did that one crack you UP?

It  is UP to you to read it or not.

Now I'll shut UP!


  1. Hahaha! It's actually amusing, how a single word can be used to mean a hundred different things. I had noticed the use of 'up' before but not in such depth ;) Wow!

  2. Love the UP its hialrious Ma'am and thanks for sharing..never thought I'll look UP to the post that UP's my laughing quotient like looking UP to the sky:)

  3. That is so funny! I really enjoyed reading it. Thank you for sharing it here! ♥

  4. Loved this write-UP Ushaji :)

  5. Some smart man has discovered it.This mail has been going around for sometime now

  6. This was interesting ... thanks for sharing :-)

  7. Interesting, something many of us may not have thought about rather noticed at all

  8. How strangely rich is the English Language !!! lovely ! Such specialities exist with words in our language, and we take them for granted!

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