A police officer pulls over this guy who had been weaving in and out of the lanes. He goes up to the guy"s window and says, "Sir, I need you to blow into this breathalyzer tube."
The man says, "Sorry officer, I can"t do that. I am an asthmatic. If I do that I"ll have a really bad asthma attack."
"Okay, fine. I need you to come down to the station to give a blood sample."
"I can"t do that either. I am a hemophiliac. If I do that, I"ll bleed to death."
"Well, then we need an urine sample."
"I"m sorry, officer, I can"t do that either. I am also a diabetic. If I do that I"ll get really low blood sugar."
"All right then I need you to come out here and walk this white line."
"I can"t do that, officer."
"Because I"m too drunk to do that!"
—n. - (often foll. By for, of) available facts, circumstances, etc. Indicating whether or not a thing is true or valid.
- law a information tending to prove a fact or proposition. B statements or proofs admissible as testimony in a lawcourt. —v. (-cing) be evidence of. in evidence conspicuous. Queen's (or king's or state's) evidence law evidence for the prosecution given by a participant in the crime at issue. [latin video see]
n. Sinner. evildoing n.
adj. - making great demands.
- requiring much effort.
n. - exacting or being exacted.
- a illegal or exorbitant demand; extortion. B sum or thing exacted.
v. (-ting) 1 a make (a hole or channel) by digging. B dig out material from (the ground).
- reveal or extract by digging.
- (also absol.) Archaeol. Dig systematically to explore (a site). excavation n. Excavator n. [latin excavo: related to *cave]
rate n. Value of one currency in terms of another.
- —n. - giving of one thing and receiving of another in its place.
- giving of money for its equivalent in the money of the same or another country.
- centre where telephone connections are made.
- place where merchants, bankers, etc. Transact business.
- a office where information is given or a service provided. B employment office.
- system of settling debts without the use of money, by bills of exchange.
- short conversation. —v. (-ging) 1 (often foll. By for) give or receive (one thing) in place of another.
- give and receive as equivalents.
- (often foll. By with) make an exchange. in exchange (often foll. By for) as a thing exchanged (for). exchangeable adj. [french: related to *change]
adj. Arousing great interest or enthusiasm. excitingly adv.
v. (-ting) 1 express or feel abhorrence for.
- (also absol.) Curse (a person or thing). execration n. [latin exsecror curse: related to *sacred]
n. (fem. Executrix) person appointed by a testator to administer his or her will. executorial adj.
n. (pl. Exegeses) critical explanation of a text, esp. Of scripture. exegetic adj. [greek hegeomai lead]