• Canada: Hey, Alfred. How’s 2017 going for you?
  • America: It’s going fine.
  • Narrator: Of course, in this case, ‘fine’ is only meant to reassure. He had never been less fine, nor was he fine in the first place. Here, the word ‘fine’ could be defined as 'I am actually slowly dying on the inside, but I don’t wish for anyone to worry.’