In a psychiatrist’s waiting room two patients are having a conversation.
One says to the other, "Why are you here?"
The second answers, "I’m Napoleon, so the doctor told me to come here."
The first is curious and asks, "How do you know that you’re Napoleon?"
The second responds, "God told me I was."
At this point, a patient on the other side of the room shouts, "NO I DIDN’T!"
- (foll. By to + infin.; 3rd sing. Present neg. Or interrog. Need without to) be under the necessity or obligation (needs to be done well; he need not come; need you ask?). —n. - requirement (my needs are few).
- circumstances requiring some course of action (no need to worry; if need be).
adv. Poet. = *never. [contraction]
n. Inert gaseous element giving an orange glow when electricity is passed through it. [greek, = new]
n. (also nurd) esp. Us slang foolish, feeble, or uninteresting person. [origin uncertain]
suffix forming nouns from adjectives, expressing: 1 state or condition, or an instance of this (happiness; a kindness).
- something in a certain state (wilderness). [old english]
egg n. Sum of money saved for the future.
- —n. - structure or place where a bird lays eggs and shelters its young.
- any creature's breeding-place or lair.
- snug retreat or shelter.
- brood or swarm.
- group or set of similar objects, often of different sizes and fitting one inside the other (nest of tables). —v. - use or build a nest.
- take wild birds' nests or eggs.
- (of objects) fit together or one inside another. [old english]
var. Of *net2.
conference n. Press conference.
- n.pl. (usu. Treated as sing.) 1 information about important or interesting recent events, esp. When published or broadcast.
- (prec. By the) broadcast report of news.
- newly received or noteworthy information. [from *new]
- room n. Room in a newspaper or broadcasting office where news is processed.
n. Small amphibian with a well-developed tail. [ewt, with n from an: var. Of evet *eft]
door adj. & adv. (as adj. Often hyphenated) in the next house or room.
- of kin n.sing. & pl. Closest living relative(s).
- world n. (prec. By the) life after death.
- —adj. - (often foll. By to) being, positioned, or living nearest.
- nearest in order of time; soonest encountered (next friday; ask the next person you see). —adv. - (often foll. By to) in the nearest place or degree (put it next to mine).
- on the first or soonest occasion (when we next meet). —n. Next person or thing. —prep. Colloq. Next to. next to almost (next to nothing left). [old english, superlative of *nigh]
A dog"s sense of smell is one of the keenest in nature. If a pot of stew was cooking on a stove, a human would smell the stew, while the dog could smell the beef, carrots, peas, potatoes, spices, and all the other individual ingredients in the stew.