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. - strap etc. Used to support or raise a thing.
- bandage supporting an injured arm from the neck. - strap etc. For firing a stone etc. By hand. —v. (past and past part. Slung) 1 colloq. Throw. - suspend with a sling. sling one's hook slang go away. [old norse or low german or dutch] - n. Sweetened drink of spirits (esp. Gin) and water. [origin unknown] SLINK
v. (past and past part. Slunk) (often foll. By off, away, by) move in a stealthy or guilty manner. [old english]
n. Small one-masted fore-and-aft rigged vessel. [dutch sloep]
—n. - inclined position, direction, or state.
- piece of rising or falling ground. - difference in level between the two ends or sides of a thing. - place for skiing on a mountain etc. —v. (-ping) 1 have or take a slope, slant. - cause to slope. slope arms place one's rifle in a sloping position against one's shoulder. Slope off slang go away, esp. To evade work etc. [aslope crosswise] SLOSH
—v. - (often foll. By about) splash or flounder.
- slang hit, esp. Heavily. - colloq. A pour (liquid) clumsily. B pour liquid on. —n. - slush. - act or sound of splashing. - slang heavy blow. [var. Of *slush] SLOTH
n. - laziness, indolence.
- slow-moving s. American mammal that hangs upside down in trees. [from *slow] SLUMP
—n. Sudden severe or prolonged fall in prices and trade, usu. Bringing widespread unemployment. —v. - undergo a slump.
- sit or fall heavily or limply. [imitative] SLUNG
past and past part. Of *sling1.
past and past part. Of *slink.
colloq. —v. Eat or esp. Drink noisily. —n. Sound of this. [dutch]
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A chameleon"s tongue is twice the length of its body.