Jack was living in Arizona during a heat wave when the following took place.
"It"s just too hot to wear clothes today," complained Jack as he stepped out of the shower. "Honey, what do you think the neighbors would think if I mowed the lawn like this?"
"Probably that I married you for your money."
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n. Slang on one's tod alone; on one's own. [rhyming slang on one's tod sloan]
—n. - any of the five terminal projections of the foot.
- corresponding part of an animal. - part of a shoe etc. That covers the toes. - lower end or tip of an implement etc. —v. (toes, toed, toeing) touch (a starting-line etc.) With the toes. on one's toes alert. Toe the line conform, esp. Under pressure. [old english] TOG
colloq. —n. (usu. In pl.) Item of clothing. —v. (-gg-) (foll. By out, up) dress. [apparently originally cant: ultimately related to latin *toga]
- n. Unit of thermal resistance used to express the insulating properties of clothes and quilts. [arbitrary, probably from *tog1] TOM
dick, and harry n. (also tom, dick, or harry) (usu. Prec. By any or every) person taken at random (any tom, dick, or harry can walk in).
- n. (in full tom-cat) male cat. [abbreviation of the name thomas] TON
n. - (in full long ton) unit of weight equal to 2,240 lb (1016.05 kg).
- (in full short ton) unit of weight equal to 2,000 lb (907.19 kg). - = *metric ton. - (in full displacement ton) unit of measurement of a ship's weight or volume. - (usu. In pl.) Colloq. Large number or amount (tons of people). - slang a speed of 100 m.p.h. B £100. weigh a ton colloq. Be very heavy. [originally the same word as *tun] TOO
adv. - to a greater extent than is desirable or permissible (too large).
- colloq. Very (not too sure). - in addition (i'm coming too). - moreover (food was bad, and expensive too). none too rather less than (feeling none too good). Too bad see *bad. Too much intolerable. Too much for 1 more than a match for. - beyond what is endurable by. Too right see *right. [stressed form of *to] TOP
brass n. Colloq. Highest-ranking officers.
- dog n. Colloq. Victor; master. - drawer n. Colloq. High social position or origin. - gear n. Highest gear. - hat n. Tall silk hat. - secret adj. Of the highest secrecy. - —n. - highest point or part. - a highest rank or place. B person occupying this. C upper end or head (top of the table). - upper surface or part of a thing. - stopper of a bottle, lid of a jar, etc. - garment for the upper part of the body. - utmost degree; height (at the top of his voice). - (in pl.) Colloq. Person or thing of the best quality. - (esp. In pl.) Leaves etc. Of a plant grown esp. For its root (turnip-tops). - naut. Platform round the head of the lower mast. 10 = *top gear (climbed the hill in top). —attrib. Adj. - highest in position. - highest in degree or importance. —v. (-pp-) 1 provide with a top, cap, etc. - be higher or better than; surpass; be at the top of (topped the list). - reach the top of (a hill etc.). - slang kill. - golf hit (a ball) above the centre. off the top of one's head see *head. On top in a superior position; above. On top of 1 fully in command of. - in close proximity to. - in addition to. On top of the world colloq. Exuberant. Over the top 1 over the parapet of a trench (and into battle). - beyond what is normally acceptable (that joke was over the top). Top off (or up) put an end or the finishing touch to. - n. Toy spinning on a point when set in motion. [old english] TOR
n. Hill or rocky peak. [old english]
n. - small child.
- dram of liquor. [originally dial.] - v. (-tt-) 1 (usu. Foll. By up) add (figures etc.). - (foll. By up) (of items) mount up. tot up to amount to. [abbreviation of *total or of latin totum the whole] TOW
—v. Pull (a boat, vehicle, etc.) Along by a rope etc. —n. Towing or being towed. have in (or on) tow 1 be towing.
- be accompanied by and often in charge of (a person). On tow being towed. [old english] - n. Coarse part of flax or hemp prepared for spinning. [low german touw]
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The pet ferret was domesticated more than 500 years before the house cat.