A rookie police officer was out for his first ride with an experienced partner. A call came in telling them to disperse some people who were loitering.
The officers drove to the street and observed a small crowd standing on a corner. The rookie rolled down his window and said, "Let"s get off the corner people."
A few glances, but no one moved, so he barked again, "Let"s get off that corner... NOW!"
Intimidated, the group of people began to leave, casting puzzled stares in his direction.
Proud of his first official act, the young policeman turned to his partner and asked, "Well, how did I do?"
"Pretty good," chuckled the vet, "especially since this is a bus stop."
commentary n. Verbal description of an esp. Sporting event.
- knot n. Knot that slips along a rope etc. To allow tightening etc.
- mate n. Us 1 candidate for vice-president etc.
- horse intended to set the pace for another horse in a race.
- repairs n.pl. Minor or temporary repairs etc.
- sore n. Suppurating sore; festering situation etc.
- water n. Flowing water, esp. On tap.
- —n. - action of runners in a race etc.
- way a race etc. Proceeds. —adj. - continuous (running battle).
- consecutive (three days running).
- done with a run (running jump). in (or out of) the running (of a competitor) with a good (or poor) chance of success. Make (or take up) the running take the lead; set the pace. Take a running jump (esp. As int.) Slang go away.
—n. - breaking; breach.
- breach in a relationship; disagreement and parting.
- abdominal hernia. —v. (-ring) 1 burst (a cell or membrane etc.).
- sever (a connection).
- affect with or suffer a hernia. [latin rumpo rupt- break]
roulette n. Firing of a revolver, with one chamber loaded, at one's head, after spinning the chamber.
- salad n. Salad of mixed diced vegetables with mayonnaise.
- —n. - a native or national of russia or (loosely) the former soviet union. B person of russian descent.
- language of russia. —adj. - of russia or (loosely) the former soviet union or its people.
- of or in russian.
n. Person who frequents horse-races.
n. Extortionate rent.
n. - device for heating a room etc., consisting of a metal case through which hot water or steam circulates.
- engine-cooling device in a motor vehicle or aircraft.
n. Pass entitling the holder to reduced rail fares.
n. Good-humoured ridicule. [french raillerie: related to *rail2]