What is his supposed pedigree? Upon the word of a waiter (or, hey, he might be the proprietor…) he gets an invite to Valhalla for the Angry and Disenfranchised Rich?
And why, for the love of Mike, do we have words like discreet? And its cousin discrete? Complete Homonyms, or homographs re-ordering two letters at the end, resulting in completely different meanings?? Pity the soul who has to learn English as a second language! We claim to live by rules and laws, but as with most things in life, we are governed by the exceptions!