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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List of words beginning with:
v. (past slew; past part. Slain) 1 literary = *kill 1.
- = *kill 4. slayer n. [old english] SLED
us —n. Sledge. —v. (-dd-) ride on a sledge. [low german]
(also slue) —v. (often foll. By round) turn or swing forcibly to a new position. —n. Such a turn. [origin unknown]
- past of *slay. SLIM
—adj. (slimmer, slimmest) 1 not fat, slender.
- small, insufficient (slim chance). —v. (-mm-) (often foll. By down) 1 become slimmer by dieting, exercise, etc. - make smaller (slimmed it down to 40 pages). slimmer n. Slimming n. & adj. Slimmish adj. [low german or dutch] SLIP
of the pen n. (also slip of the tongue) small written (or spoken) mistake.
- —v. (-pp-) 1 slide unintentionally or momentarily; lose one's footing or balance. - go or move with a sliding motion. - escape or fall from being slippery or not being held properly. - (often foll. By in, out, away) go unobserved or quietly. - a make a careless or slight error. B fall below standard. - place or slide stealthily or casually (slipped a coin to him). - release from restraint or connection. - move (a stitch) to the other needle without knitting it. - (foll. By on, off) pull (a garment) easily or hastily on or off. 10 escape from; evade (dog slipped its collar; slipped my mind). —n. - act of slipping. - careless or slight error. - a pillowcase. B petticoat. - (in sing. Or pl.) = *slipway. - cricket a fielder stationed for balls glancing off the bat to the off side. B (in sing. Or pl.) This position. give a person the slip escape from; evade. Let slip 1 utter inadvertently. - miss (an opportunity). - release, esp. From a leash. Slip up colloq. Make a mistake. [probably from low german slippen] - n. - small piece of paper, esp. For writing on. - piece cut from a plant for grafting or planting. slip of a small and slim (slip of a girl). [low german or dutch] - n. Clay and water mixture for decorating earthenware. [old english, = slime] SLIT
—n. Straight narrow incision or opening. —v. (-tt-; past and past part. Slit) 1 make a slit in.
- cut into strips. [old english] SLOB
n. Colloq. Derog. Lazy, untidy, or fat person. [irish slab mud]
n. - = *blackthorn.
- its small sour bluish-black fruit. [old english] SLOG
—v. (-gg-) 1 hit hard and usu. Wildly.
- work or walk doggedly. —n. - hard random hit. - a hard steady work or walk. B spell of this. [origin unknown] SLOP
—v. (-pp-) 1 (often foll. By over) spill over the edge of a vessel.
- wet (the floor etc.) By slopping. —n. - liquid spilled or splashed. - sloppy language. - (in pl.) Dirty waste water or wine etc. From a kitchen, bedroom, or prison vessels. - (in sing. Or pl.) Unappetizing weak liquid food. slop about move about in a slovenly manner. Slop out carry slops out (in prison etc.). [old english]
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