Amphibology is a phrase that is grammatically ambiguous, such as "Good is not the word!" or "I shall waste no time in reading it!"
It is a wonderful way of seeming to give praise in the presence of something dire without giving offence. It comes from the Greek amphibolos 'ambiguous'.
The word AMATEUR comes from the French word for love, 'aime', as in playing for the love of it, whereas PROFESSIONAL stems from a person entering a religious order and professing their faith