In a casual conversation I said that someone went to the UCC, meaning, of course, the United Church of Christ.
My sister-in-law, who is a nurse, said, “I must have missed something. Why did they go to the Urgent Care Center?”
My brother-in-law, who’s an attorney, said, “And what does that have to do with the Uniform Commercial Code?”
This is one thing I love about language: Context is everything.
What do you love about language?