A woman entered a fruit store and said to the clerk, "I want to purchase some fruit for my sick husband."
"We have some very nice sweet cherries on sale for a dollar a box," said the clerk.
She looked them over and decided to take a box. Handing them to the clerk she added, "Have they been sprayed with poison?"
Replied the clerk, "No ma’am. You will have to purchase that at the drug store."
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—attrib. Adj. (of food) bought cooked for eating elsewhere. —n. - this food.
- establishment selling this. TAKEHOME
pay n. Employee's pay after the deduction of tax etc.
n. Assumption of control (esp. Of a business); buying-out.
n. (pl. -s) ring, stone, etc. Thought to have magic powers, esp. To bring good luck. talismanic adj. [french and spanish from greek]
n. (often attrib.) System of two-way communication by loudspeaker.
n. - tropical evergreen tree.
- fruit pulp from this used as food and in drinks. [arabic, = indian date] TAMARISK
n. Seashore shrub usu. With small pink or white flowers. [latin]
n. Food spiced and cooked over charcoal in a tandoor (often attrib.: tandoori chicken). [hindustani]
adj. - perceptible by touch.
- definite; clearly intelligible; not elusive (tangible proof). tangibility n. Tangibleness n. Tangibly adv. [latin: related to *tangent] TANTALUM
n. Rare hard white metallic element. tantalic adj. [related to *tantalize]
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