except except  /ɪk ˈsɛpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) take exception to
  2. (v) prevent from being included or considered or accepted

Usage(s):

  1. As one can see, I don't have a lot to contribute here except to point out that it is likely oversight that is causing the bulk of the delays.
  2. Three-note chords reside in spaces that look like prisms--except that opposing faces connect to each other.
  3. Everyone died in her humvee except Jessica.

News

  1. Stricker Busy as Ever Away From Golf

    Adam Scott and Steve Stricker don't have much in common except for how infrequently they play golf tournaments.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Google's War On Government Secrecy: A History Of Its Transparency Efforts

    Google's Larry Page and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg made adamant announcements on Friday that the government doesn't have back doors to their servers. The announcements were remarkably similar except Page was able to include this line: "Google has worked hard, within the confines of the current laws, to be open about the data requests we receive. We post this information on our Transparency ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. It's Still a Golden Age of Magazine Publishing for White Dudes

    An upscale men's magazine decided to praise their favorite magazine editors' work, declaring boldly a "New Golden Age" on its cover. Except there's one small diversity problem: all the editors basking in this new golden age are white dudes. 
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It's not about the money," Bosh said. "It's not about anything else, except for winning. We're going to bring winning to Miami."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Chris Bosh Source: Toronto Sun

  2. "I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer - except that you have actual responsibilities," said Palin, once the mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: USA Today

Word of the Day
infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /