Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Wednesday Word: making wednesday worthwhile

au·dit [aw-dit] –noun
1. an official examination and verification of accounts and records, esp. of financial accounts.
2. a report or statement reflecting an audit; a final statement of account.
3. the inspection or examination of a building or other facility to evaluate or improve its appropriateness, safety, efficiency, or the like: An energy audit can suggest ways to reduce home fuel bills.
4. Archaic. a judicial hearing.
5. Obsolete. an audience. –verb (used with object)
6. to make an audit of; examine (accounts, records, etc.) for purposes of verification: The accountants audited the company's books at the end of the fiscal year.
7. to attend (classes, lectures, etc.) as an auditor.
8. to make an audit of (a building or other facility) to evaluate or improve its safety, efficiency, or the like. –verb (used without object)
9. to examine and verify an account or accounts by reference to vouchers.


The organization I work for is going through an audit. And let me tell you something! Do you see the definition above? Yeah, that's not NEAR as long as the TO-DO List!

I don't think I'm sinking yet...

yet... desk is accumulating a large amount of paper I may look like 'him' soon.

So maybe I AM sinking and I'm in denial. muah ha ha ha ha.

1 comment:

Jen said...

I love these definitions:

4. Archaic. a judicial hearing.
5. Obsolete. an audience. –verb

Don't we only wish those were true! We may be archaic and obsolete by the time we make it through this one!!