One night a father sent his kid to bed. Five minutes later the boy screamed, “Dad! Can you get me a glass of water!?!”
“No. You had your chance.”
A minute later the boy screamed, “Dad!! Can you get me a glass of water?”
“No. You had your chance. Next time you ask I’ll come up there and spank you.”
“Dad! When you come up to spank me can you bring me a glass of water?”
n. Fourteenth letter of the greek alphabet (x, x). [greek]
n. Colloq. = *christmas. [abbreviation, with x for the initial chi of greek khristos christ]
—n. - (in pl.) Electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength, able to pass through opaque bodies.
- photograph made by x-rays, esp. Showing the position of bones etc. By their greater absorption of the rays. —v. Photograph, examine, or treat with x-rays. [x, originally with ref. To the unknown nature of the rays]
n. Heavy inert gaseous element. [greek, neuter of xenos strange]
—n. Propr. - machine for copying by xerography.
- copy thus made. —v. (xerox) reproduce by this process.
n. Bot. Woody tissue. [greek]
n. Musical instrument of graduated wooden or metal bars struck with small wooden hammers. xylophonist n. [greek xulon wood]
n. Hatred or fear of foreigners. xenophobic adj. [greek xenos strange, stranger]