A college student was delivering pizza to a regular customer"s house in New York.
The guy who answered the door asked him, "What is the usual tip?"
"Well," replied the youth,"this is my first trip here, but the other guys say if I get a quarter out of you, I"ll be doing great."
"Is that so?" snorted the man. "Well, just to show them how wrong they are, here"s five dollars."
"Thanks!" replied the youth, "I"ll put this in my school fund."
"What are you studying?" asked the man.
The lad smiled and said: "Applied psychology."
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n. - art or work of a poet.
- poems collectively. - poetic or tenderly pleasing quality. [medieval latin: related to *poet] POGROM
n. Organized massacre (orig. Of jews in russia). [russian]
adj. - a composed, self-assured. B carrying oneself gracefully or with dignity.
- (often foll. By for, or to + infin.) Ready for action. POISON
ivy n. N. American climbing plant secreting an irritant oil from its leaves.
- —n. - substance that when introduced into or absorbed by a living organism causes death or injury, esp. One that kills by rapid action even in a small quantity. - colloq. Harmful influence. —v. - administer poison to. - kill, injure, or infect with poison. - treat (a weapon) with poison. - corrupt or pervert (a person or mind). - spoil or destroy (a person's pleasure etc.). poisoner n. Poisonous adj. [latin: related to *potion] POLDER
n. Piece of land reclaimed from the sea or a river, esp. In the netherlands. [dutch]
(brit. -axe) —n. - hist. = *battleaxe 1.
- butcher's axe. —v. (-xing) 1 hit or kill with a poleaxe. - (esp. As poleaxed adj.) Colloq. Dumbfound, overwhelm. [low german or dutch: related to *poll, *axe] POLICE
constable see *constable.
- dog n. Dog, esp. An alsatian, used in police work. - force n. Body of police of a country, district, or town. - officer n. Member of a police force. - state n. Totalitarian state controlled by political police. - station n. Office of a local police force. - —n. (as pl.) 1 (usu. Prec. By the) the civil force responsible for maintaining public order. - its members. - force with similar functions (military police). —v. (-cing) 1 keep (a place or people) in order by means of police or a similar body. - provide with police. - keep in order, administer, control (problem of policing the new law). [latin: related to *policy1] POLICY
n. (pl. -ies) 1 course of action adopted by a government, business, individual, etc.
- prudent conduct; sagacity. [latin politia *polity] - n. (pl. -ies) 1 contract of insurance. - document containing this. [french police, ultimately from greek apodeixis proof] POLISH
—adj. - of poland.
- of the poles or their language. —n. Language of poland. - —v. (often foll. By up) 1 make or become smooth or glossy by rubbing. - (esp. As polished adj.) Refine or improve; add the finishing touches to. —n. - substance used for polishing. - smoothness or glossiness produced by friction. - refinement, elegance. polish off finish (esp. Food) quickly. [latin polio] POLITE
adj. (politer, politest) 1 having good manners; courteous.
- cultivated, refined. politely adv. Politeness n. [latin politus: related to *polish]
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