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. - trade centre.
- auction-room. - market. [dutch: related to *market] MASH
—n. - soft or confused mixture.
- mixture of boiled grain, bran, etc., fed to horses etc. - colloq. Mashed potatoes. - mixture of malt and hot water used in brewing. - soft pulp made by crushing, mixing with water, etc. —v. - crush (potatoes etc.) To a pulp. - dial. A infuse (tea). B (of tea) draw. masher n. [old english] MASK
—n. - covering for all or part of the face as a disguise or for protection against infection etc.
- respirator. - likeness of a person's face, esp. One from a mould (death-mask). MASS
media n.pl. = *media 2.
- noun n. Gram. Noun that is not normally countable and cannot be used with the indefinite article (e.g. Bread). - production n. Mechanical production of large quantities of a standardized article. mass-produce v. - —n. - shapeless body of matter. - dense aggregation of objects (mass of fibres). - (in sing. Or pl.; usu. Foll. By of) large number or amount. - (usu. Foll. By of) unbroken expanse (of colour etc.). - (prec. By the) a the majority. B (in pl.) Ordinary people. - physics quantity of matter a body contains. - (attrib.) On a large scale (mass hysteria; mass audience). —v. Assemble into a mass or as one body. [latin massa from greek] - n. (often mass) 1 eucharist, esp. In the roman catholic church. - celebration of this. - liturgy used in this. - musical setting of parts of this. [latin missa dismissal] MAST
n. - long upright post of timber etc. On a ship's keel to support sails.
- post etc. For supporting a radio or television aerial. - flag-pole (half-mast). before the mast as an ordinary seaman. masted adj. (also in comb.). Master n. (also in comb.). [old english] - n. Fruit of the beech, oak, etc., esp. As food for pigs. [old english] MATE
—n. - friend or fellow worker.
- colloq. Form of address, esp. To another man. - a each of a breeding pair, esp. Of birds. B colloq. Partner in marriage. C (in comb.) Fellow member or joint occupant of (team-mate; room-mate). - officer on a merchant ship. - assistant to a skilled worker (plumber's mate). —v. (-ting) (often foll. By with) 1 come or bring together for breeding. - mech. Fit well. [low german] - n. & v. (-ting) chess = *checkmate. MATH
n. Us colloq. Mathematics. [abbreviation]
(also mat) —adj. Not shiny or glossy; dull. —n. (in full matt paint) paint giving a dull flat finish. [french: related to *mate2]
var. Of *matey.
—v. - tear the flesh of; claw.
- handle roughly. - damage by criticism. —n. - rugby loose scrum. - brawl. - heavy hammer. [latin malleus hammer]
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