from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. improvement, betterment
Thanks to some blog-hopping I found the transcript of the very funny Daily Show exchange between Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert following President Bush's remarks about "embetterment" of the Palestinians.
Like my Pa, Josh willed all of his mortal remains to the embetterment of science.
“The federal government and the state government must not fear programs who change lives, but must welcome those faith-based programs for the embetterment of mankind.”
I believe it's an opportunity for educators and parents to express their frustration to the embetterment of the public school system.
I would have thought, that not working together for the embetterment of our country, would be more embarrasing.
This includes but is not limited to: writing good code (or improving / refactoring existing code), and managing their personal interactions with teammates toward rational consensus and general embetterment (a perfectly cromulent word).
We've HAD real problems for the last 8 years -- it would just be a total of 12 years worth of nightmare embetterment and paying a buck-er-uh-a-buck-a-buck-four bucks a gallon.
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