A tough old cowboy told his grandson that if he wanted to live a long life, the secret was to sprinkle a little gunpowder on his oatmeal every morning. The grandson did this religiously, and lived to the age of 93.
When he died he left 14 children, 28 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren… and a 15-foot hole in the wall of the crematorium.
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abbr. Knight commander of the order of the british empire.
abbr. Kilocycles per second.
n. New zealand parrot with brownish-green and red plumage. [maori, imitative]
beer n. Beer kept in a metal keg under pressure.
- n. Small barrel. [old norse] KEN
—n. Range of knowledge or sight (beyond my ken). —v. (-nn-; past and past part. Kenned or kent) scot. & n.engl. - recognize at sight.
- know. [old english, = make known: related to *can1] KEY
signature n. Mus. Any of several combinations of sharps or flats indicating the key of a composition.
- —n. (pl. -s) 1 (usu. Metal) instrument for moving the bolt of a lock. - similar implement for operating a switch. - instrument for grasping screws, nuts, etc., or for winding a clock etc. - (often in pl.) Finger-operated button or lever on a typewriter, piano, computer terminal, etc. - means of advance, access, etc. (key to success). - (attrib.) Essential (key element). - a solution or explanation. B word or system for solving a cipher or code. C explanatory list of symbols used in a map, table, etc. - mus. System of notes related to each other and based on a particular note (key of c major). - n. Low-lying island or reef, esp. In the w. Indies. [spanish cayo] KGB
n. State security police of the former ussr. [russian abbreviation, = committee of state security]
—n. - young goat.
- leather from this. - colloq. Child. —v. (-dd-) (of a goat) give birth. handle with kid gloves treat carefully. [old norse] - v. (also refl.) (-dd-) colloq. Deceive, trick, tease (don't kid yourself; only kidding). no kidding slang that is the truth. [origin uncertain]
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The average life expectancy of an ant is 45-60 days.