A woman entered a fruit store and said to the clerk, "I want to purchase some fruit for my sick husband."
"We have some very nice sweet cherries on sale for a dollar a box," said the clerk.
She looked them over and decided to take a box. Handing them to the clerk she added, "Have they been sprayed with poison?"
Replied the clerk, "No ma’am. You will have to purchase that at the drug store."
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n. (brit. Caecum) (pl. -ca) blind-ended pouch at the junction of the small and large intestines. [latin caecus blind]
n. - spreading evergreen conifer.
- its hard fragrant wood. [greek kedros] CELLO
n. (pl. -s) bass instrument of the violin family, held between the legs of the seated player. cellist n. [abbreviation of *violoncello]
comb. Form 1 one-hundredth.
- hundred. [latin centum 100] CHAFE
—v. (-fing) 1 make or become sore or damaged by rubbing.
- make or become annoyed; fret. - rub (esp. The skin to restore warmth or sensation). —n. Sore caused by rubbing. [latin calefacio make warm] CHAFF
—n. - separated husks of corn etc.
- chopped hay or straw. - light-hearted teasing. - worthless things. —v. Tease, banter. [old english] CHAIN
reaction n. - chemical or nuclear reaction forming products which initiate further reactions.
- series of events, each caused by the previous one. - store n. One of a series of similar shops owned by one firm. - —n. - a connected flexible series of esp. Metal links. B thing resembling this. - (in pl.) Fetters; restraining force. - sequence, series, or set. - group of associated hotels, shops, etc. - badge of office in the form of a chain worn round the neck. - unit of length (66 ft). —v. (often foll. By up) secure or confine with a chain. [latin catena] CHAIR
—n. - seat for one person usu. With a back.
- professorship. - a chairperson. B seat or office of a chairperson. - us = *electric chair. —v. - preside over (a meeting). - carry (a person) aloft in triumph. take the chair preside over a meeting. [greek kathedra] CHALK
—n. - white soft limestone.
- a similar substance, sometimes coloured, for writing or drawing. B piece of this. —v. - rub, mark, draw, or write with chalk. - (foll. By up) a write or record with chalk. B register or gain (success etc.). by a long chalk by far. chalky adj. (-ier, -iest). Chalkiness n. [latin *calx] CHAMP
—v. Munch or chew noisily. —n. Chewing noise. champ at the bit be restlessly impatient. [imitative]
- n. Slang champion. [abbreviation]
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Australian termites have been known to build mounds twenty feet high and at least 100 feet wide.