The doctor explained to Jenkins that he had a serious ailment for which an operation was absolutely imperative.
The patient turned pale and asked, "Isn’t it very dangerous?"
"Yes," the doctor replied. "Five out of six who undergo this operation die, but as for you, you have nothing to worry about."
"Why not?" eagerly inquired the patient.
"Well, you’re sure to recover because my last five patients died," the doctor reassured him.
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n. (brit. Tricolour) flag of three bands of different colours, esp. The french or irish national flags. [french: related to *tri-]
n. Three-wheeled pedal-driven vehicle similar to a bicycle.
adj. - unimportant, petty.
- frivolous. TRILLION
n. (pl. Same) 1 a million million (1012).
- (now less often) a million million million (1018). trillionth adj. & n. [french or italian: related to *tri-, *million, after billion] TRIMARAN
n. Vessel like a catamaran, with three hulls side by side. [from *catamaran]
n. Prosody line of verse of three measures. [greek: see *tri-, *-meter]
n. - ornamentation or decoration, esp. For clothing.
- (in pl.) Colloq. Usual accompaniments, esp. Of the main course of a meal. TRIPTYCH
n. Picture or relief carving on three panels, usu. Hinged together at the sides. [after *diptych]
n. Wire stretched close to the ground to trip up an intruder or to operate an alarm or other device when disturbed.
n. Brass wind instrument with a sliding tube. trombonist n. [french or italian tromba *trumpet]
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Every night, wasps bite into the stem of a plant, lock their mandibles (jaws) into position, stretch out at right angles to the stem, and, with legs dangling, fall asleep.