Finished or Completed

No English dictionary has been capable of adequately clarify the distinction between these two phrases.

In a latest linguistic competitors held in London and attended by, supposedly, the very best on the earth, Samdar Balgobin, a Guyanese man, was the clear winner with a standing ovation which lasted over 5 minutes.

The ultimate query was: How do you clarify the distinction between COMPLETE and FINISHED in a method that’s straightforward to grasp?

Some folks say there is no such thing as a distinction between COMPLETE and FINISHED.

Right here is his astute reply:

While you marry the suitable girl, you’re COMPLETE. While you marry the incorrect girl, you’re FINISHED. And when the suitable one catches you with the incorrect one, you’re COMPLETELY FINISHED!!!

He received a visit around the globe and a case of 25 12 months previous Scotch!