As a senior citizen was driving down the freeway, his car phone rang. Answering, he heard his wife"s voice urgently warning him, "Herman, I just heard on the news that there"s a car going the wrong way on 280. Please be careful!"
"Heck," said Herman, "It"s not just one car. It"s hundreds of them!"
- (often foll. By for) offer a tender. —n. Offer, esp. In writing, to execute work or supply goods at a stated price. put out to tender seek competitive tenders for (work etc.). tenderer n. [french: related to *tend1]
- n. - person who looks after people or things.
- supply ship attending a larger one etc.
- truck coupled to a steam locomotive to carry fuel and water. [from *tend2]
n. Cord of strong connective tissue attaching a muscle to a bone etc. tendinitis n. [latin tendo stretch]
n. Colloq. Ten-pound or ten-dollar note.
elbow n. Sprain caused by overuse of forearm muscles.
- n. Game in which two or four players strike a ball with rackets over a net stretched across a court. [probably french tenez take! (as a server's call)]
bowling n. Game in which ten pins or skittles are bowled at in an alley.