Wednesday, October 27, 2010

What's the difference? Parley vs Parlay

buzz this
Parley - (n) - speech or conversation; (v) - to discuss terms, to hold discussion with

ex: The county school board hopes to parley with teacher over a new contract.

Parlay - (n) - from  French and Italian parole - ''words, promises'' - However, now it means ''to exploit.''

ex: He luckily parlayed a meager $100 investment into a Fortune 500 company.

*** If you are in São Paulo and need English lessons, or Elite English Services including translations (Spanish/French/Portuguese to English), please contact Professor Winn by sending an email to mrenglish101@gmail.com for a prompt evaluation. Buy your English-language texts today!

2 comments:

Dmitriy Kolenov said...

AmazingCart is a mobile application that converts your Web Store to Native iOS and Android applications.
Our program has deep integration with popular e-Commerce systems such as: WordPress (WooCommerce), Magento, Opencart and PrestaShop, allowing your clients to buy products from their mobile devices.

While being written with Objective-C & Xcode for iOS and Java for Android, this Native App allows to reproduce your a full-fledged e-Commerce website with thousands of products just for Mobile Devices. It has responsive and fast storefront, easy navigation and attractive design.

Alice Brown said...

Hi,if you're an online store owner and want to increase your profit,I highly recommend you to look at mobile app AmazingCart.
It supports WordPress (WooCommerce), Magento, Opencart and PrestaShop. You even don't have to be a programmer to use it. It can easily convert your online shop in native mobile application.
For more info look at http://amazingcart.us/