Friday, June 03, 2005

Word Games Again

v. im.pact.ed,, im.pacts (m-pkt)
v. tr.
  1. To pack firmly together.
  2. To strike forcefully: meteorites impacting the lunar surface.
  3. Usage Problem. To have an effect or impact on: "No region... has been more impacted by emerging demographic and economic trends" (Joel Kotkin).
I thought it might be fun to take on the literate media. Then again, What do I know?