But then we're still married, so I suppose I'll have to live with it.
Anyway, two questions: first of all, what's an ali, and, second, is the ending of alimony the same basic word as money?
Yes, I realise that life would probably be simpler if I didn't care, but hey...
Word To Use Today: alimony. This word proved to be a bit of a let-down, quite honestly, coming as it does from the Latin alimōnia, sustenance, from alere, to nourish.
Still, that does give it a pleasingly unexpected and mind-boggling connection with the alimentary canal.