A man met his tailor in the street and stopped him.
"I quite forgot to pay for the suit which I have on now," he said. "Why didn"t you remind me?"
"I never ask a gentleman for money," the tailor replied.
"Then what do you do if he doesn"t pay?"
"Well, after some time I no longer think he is a gentleman and then I ask him."
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n. Colloq. Stunning person or thing.
v. (-ies, -ied) 1 make stupid or insensible.
- astonish, amaze. stupefaction n. [french from latin stupeo be amazed] STUTTER
—v. - stammer, esp. By involuntary repetition of the initial consonants of words.
- (often foll. By out) utter (words) in this way. —n. Act or habit of stuttering. [dial. Stut] STYGIAN
adj. Literary dark, gloomy. [literally = of the styx, a river round hades in greek mythology]
adj. - fashionable; elegant.
- superior. stylishly adv. Stylishness n. STYLIST
n. - a designer of fashionable styles etc. B hairdresser.
- stylish writer or performer. STYPTIC
—adj. Checking bleeding. —n. Styptic substance. [greek stupho contract]
n. Liquid hydrocarbon easily polymerized and used in making plastics etc. [greek sturax a resin]
n. Formal persuasion (moral suasion). [latin suadeo suas- urge]
adj. Of underwater swimming or diving.
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