Monday, 27 October 2008

haiga - WOTD - corroborate

corroborate \kuh-ROB-uh-rayt\, transitive verb:
To strengthen or make more certain with other evidence.

To corroborate
his wild claims the devil
gave me an ice-cream.

2 comments:

spacedlaw said...

The proof is in the ice cream?
What about sherbet? Chocolate sherbet to be more specific.

Leatherdykeuk said...

Ah! It's a reference to the Peter Cook / Dudley Moore film'Bedazzled' where the devil offers Dudley Moore a wish. He asks for an ice cream and the devil takes him to a shop to buy him one (though he has to borrow sixpence).