January 18, 2011 at 2:08 am in The Daily Republic
It was hard to watch the new movie “The Dilemma” without considering the true meaning of the word “dilemma.”
So many people use that word incorrectly. And when this newspaper lets slip an improper use of “dilemma,” a former boss here is quick to pounce, sending e-mails reminding us what the word really means.
I often hear people say they’ve got a dilemma on their hands. Maybe they can’t decide between going to lunch or working through the noon hour. Maybe they can’t decide between the BLT or the club sandwich. Continue Reading