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."
adj. (of a price, demand, etc.) Grossly excessive. [latin: related to *orbit]
adj. That can be expanded.
—adj. - living abroad.
- exiled. —n. Expatriate person. —v. (-ting) 1 expel (a person) from his or her native country.
- refl. Renounce one's citizenship. expatriation n. [latin patria native land]
n. (pl. -ies) 1 state of expectation.
- (foll. By of) prospective chance.
n. - journey or voyage for a particular purpose, esp. Exploration.
- people etc. Undertaking this.
- speed. [latin: related to *expedite]
adj. That may be sacrificed or dispensed with; not worth preserving or saving.
—n. - observation of or practical acquaintance with facts or events.
- knowledge or skill resulting from this.
- event or activity participated in or observed (a rare experience). —v. (-cing) 1 have experience of; undergo.
- feel. [latin experior -pert- try]
—n. Procedure adopted in the hope of success, or for testing a hypothesis etc., or to demonstrate a known fact. —v. (often foll. By on, with) make an experiment. experimentation n. Experimenter n. [latin: related to *experience]
adj. That can be explained.
n. - explanatory account.
- explanation or commentary.
- mus. Part of a movement in which the principal themes are presented.
- large public exhibition. [latin: related to *expound]