An admiral is standing by a candy machine at the Naval Academy in Annapolis when he stops a plebe walking by.
- "Sailor, do you have change for a dollar?"
- "Sure, buddy," - says the plebe, rooting around his pocket.
- "That"s no way to address an officer! Now let"s try it again. Do you have change for a dollar?"
The plebe snaps to attention and barks,
- "No, sir!"
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abbr. Old-age pensioner.
n. - pole with a blade used to propel a boat by leverage against the water.
- rower. put one's oar in interfere. [old english] OAT
n. - a hardy cereal plant grown as food. B (in pl.) Grain yielded by this.
- oat plant or a variety of it. - (in pl.) Slang sexual gratification. off one's oats colloq. Not hungry. oaten adj. [old english] OAU
abbr. Organization of african unity.
abbr. Officer of the order of the british empire.
adj. - strange, remarkable, eccentric.
- casual, occasional (odd jobs; odd moments). - not normally considered; unconnected (in some odd corner; picks up odd bargains). - a (of numbers) not integrally divisible by two, e.g. 1, 3, 5. B bearing such a number (no parking on odd dates). - left over when the rest have been distributed or divided into pairs (odd sock). - detached from a set or series (odd volumes). - (appended to a number, sum, weight, etc.) Somewhat more than (forty odd; forty-odd people). - by which a round number, given sum, etc., is exceeded (we have 102 – do you want the odd 2?). oddly adv. Oddness n. [old norse oddi angle, point, third or odd number] - man out n. Person or thing differing from the others in a group in some respect. ODE
n. Lyric poem of exalted style and tone. [greek oide song]
adv. & prep. Poet. = *over. [contraction]
Abbr. - office.
- officer. - chance n. (prec. By the) remote possibility. - colour predic. Adj. - unwell. - us somewhat indecent. - white adj. & n. (as adj. Often hyphenated) white with a grey or yellowish tinge. - —adv. - away; at or to a distance (drove off; 3 miles off). - out of position; not on, touching, or attached; loose, separate, gone (has come off; take your coat off). - so as to be rid of (sleep it off). - so as to break continuity or continuance; discontinued, stopped (turn off the radio; take a day off; the game is off). - not available on a menu etc. (chips are off). - to the end; entirely; so as to be clear (clear off; finish off; pay off). - situated as regards money, supplies, etc. (well off). - off stage (noises off). - (of food etc.) Beginning to decay. —prep. - a from; away, down, or up from (fell off the chair; took something off the price). B not on (off the pitch). - a temporarily relieved of or abstaining from (off duty). B temporarily not attracted by (off his food). C not achieving (off form). - using as a source or means of support (live off the land). - leading from; not far from (a street off the strand). - at a short distance to sea from (sank off cape horn). —adj. - far, further (off side of the wall). - (of a part of a vehicle, animal, or road) right (the off front wheel). - cricket designating the half of the field (as divided lengthways through the pitch) to which the striker's feet are pointed. - colloq. A annoying, unfair (that's really off). B somewhat unwell (feeling a bit off). —n. - the off side in cricket. - start of a race. off and on intermittently; now and then. Off the cuff see *cuff1. Off the peg see *peg. [var. Of *of]
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