The lifeguard told the mother to make her young son stop urinating in the pool.
"Everyone knows," - the mother lectured him, "that from time to time, young children will urinate in a pool."
"Oh really?" said the lifeguard, "from the diving board!?!?"
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—v. (past sheared; past part. Shorn or sheared) 1 (also absol.) Clip the wool off (a sheep etc.).
- remove or take off by cutting. - cut with scissors or shears etc. - (foll. By of) a strip bare. B deprive. - (often foll. By off) distort, be distorted, or break, from structural strain. —n. - strain produced by pressure in the structure of a substance. - (in pl.) (also pair of shears sing.) Large scissor-shaped clipping or cutting instrument. shearer n. [old english] SHEEN
n. - gloss or lustre.
- brightness. sheeny adj. [old english, = beautiful] SHEEP
n. (pl. Same) 1 mammal with a thick woolly coat, esp. Kept for its wool or meat.
- timid, silly, or easily-led person. - (usu. In pl.) Member of a minister's congregation. [old english] SHEER
—adj. - mere, complete (sheer luck).
- (of a cliff etc.) Perpendicular. - (of a textile) diaphanous. —adv. Directly, perpendicularly. [old english] - v. - esp. Naut. Swerve or change course. - (foll. By away, off) turn away, esp. From a person or topic one dislikes or fears. [origin unknown] SHEET
anchor n. - emergency reserve anchor.
- person or thing depended on in the last resort. - metal n. Metal rolled or hammered etc. Into thin sheets. - music n. Music published in sheets, not bound. - —n. - large rectangle of cotton etc. Used esp. In pairs as inner bedclothes. - broad usu. Thin flat piece of paper, metal, etc. - wide expanse of water, ice, flame, falling rain, etc. - page of unseparated postage stamps. - derog. Newspaper. —v. - provide or cover with sheets. - form into sheets. - (of rain etc.) Fall in sheets. [old english] - n. Rope or chain attached to the lower corner of a sail to hold or control it. [old english: related to *sheet1] SHELF
n. (pl. Shelves) 1 wooden etc. Board projecting from a wall, or as part of a unit, used to store things.
- a projecting horizontal ledge in a cliff face etc. B reef or sandbank. on the shelf 1 (of a woman) regarded as too old to hope for marriage. - (esp. Of a retired person) put aside as if no longer useful. [low german] SHELL
contr. She will; she shall.
- —n. - a hard outer case of many molluscs, the tortoise, etc. B hard but fragile case of an egg. C hard outer case of a nut-kernel, seed, etc. - a explosive projectile for use in a big gun etc. B hollow container for fireworks, cartridges, etc. - shell-like thing, esp.: a a light racing-boat. B the metal framework of a vehicle etc. C the walls of an unfinished or gutted building, ship, etc. —v. - remove the shell or pod from. - bombard with shells. come out of one's shell become less shy. Shell out (also absol.) Colloq. Pay (money). shell-less adj. Shell-like adj. [old english] SHERD
n. = *potsherd. [old english]
past & past part. Of *shy2.
compar. Of *shy1.
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Giraffes are the only animals born with horns. Both males and females are born with bony knobs on the forehead.