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Posted by Bob on October 22, 2003

In Reply to: Fixed posted by Melanie on October 22, 2003

: How did the phrase "I got my pet fixed" come about when referring to getting an animal neutered when in fact the part being "fixed" is actually "broke" now?

The dictionary lists about 15 meanings for "fix," only one of which is "repair."

  • Fixed R. Berg 22/October/03
    • Fixed pdianek 23/October/03