ufo : Common Errors in English

About ufo

“UFO” stands for “Unidentified Flying Object,”so if you’re sure thatsilvery disk is an alien spacecraft, there’s no point in calling it a"UFO.” I love the sign I once saw in a Seattle bookstore labeling thealien-invasion section: “Incorrectly Identified Flying Objects."

ufo Meaning(s)

  • (n) an (apparently) flying object whose nature is unknown; especially those considered to have extraterrestrial origins

ufo in News

  1. UFO in Logan Square ... or Photoshop?

    Was it a mysterious ship in the sky over Logan Square, or just a not-so-clever Photoshop? Most likely, the latter. A photo making the rounds Tuesday claims a saucer hovered low over the north side neighborhood before taking off "in a blink" during rush hour, according to a report filed to the Mutual UFO Network's website . The site collects reports of UFOs from around the world. "I am writing ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: RedEye

  2. UFO will make your skin crawl -- so will some insects

    By Marc LallanillaLiveScienceWhat started out as a casual sightseeing trip to a historic castle in the Netherlands took a bizarre turn for one Dutch woman, who claims she may have spotted some kind of UFO.Corrine Federer, 43, a business manager and amateur photographer, was visiting medieval Muiderslot Castle outside Amsterdam last month when she started taking pictures using her camera's high ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: MSNBC

  3. Netherlands UFO: Why we want to believe

    Netherlands UFO: On May 25th, a woman snapped a photo of a UFO floating above a Netherlands castle. Why did it go viral?
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Christian Science Monitor

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