A man was driving down the road with twenty penguins in the back seat.
The police stop him and say that he can’t drive around with the penguins in the car and should take them to the zoo.
The man agrees and drives off.
The next day the same man is driving down the road with twenty penguins in the back and again he is stopped by the same police officer who says, "Hey! I thought I told you to take those to the zoo."
The man replies, "I did. Today I’m taking them to the movies."
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v. (-pp-) unfasten the zip of.
v. Set or rise up on end.
case n. Capital letters.
- crust n. Colloq. (prec. By the) the aristocracy. - hand n. (prec. By the) dominance, control. - house n. Higher house in a legislature, esp. The house of lords. - —attrib. Adj. - higher in place; situated above another part. - higher in rank etc. (upper class). —n. Part of a boot or shoe above the sole. on one's uppers colloq. Very short of money. - n. Slang amphetamine or other stimulant. UPSET
—v. (-tt-; past and past part. Upset) 1 overturn.
- disturb the composure or digestion of. - disrupt. —n. - emotional or physical disturbance. - surprising result. —adj. Disturbed (upset stomach). URBAN
adj. Of, living in, or situated in a town or city. [latin urbs city]
- guerrilla n. Terrorist operating in an urban area. URINE
n. Waste fluid secreted by the kidneys and discharged from the bladder. [latin urina]
in sense 1, unique cannot be qualified by adverbs such as absolutely, most, and quite. The use of unique in sense 2 is regarded as incorrect by some people.
- in the last two examples of sense 2 whom is correct, but who is common in less formal contexts. - more fanciful phrase-based combinations, such as employment-wise (= as regards employment) are restricted to informal contexts. - n. - use, treatment (damaged by rough usage). - customary practice, esp. In the use of a language or as creating a precedent in law. - see note at exceptionable. - see note at exceptionable. - see note at un-1. - see note at unsocial. - see note at while. - see note at zoology. - some people reject sense 2 of verbal as illogical, and prefer oral. However, verbal is the usual term in expressions such as verbal communication, verbal contract, and verbal evidence. - the number of words that can be formed with this prefix (and with un-2) is virtually unlimited; consequently only a selection can be given here. - the second pronunciation given for zoology, zoological, and zoologist, with the first syllable pronounced as in zoo, although extremely common, is considered incorrect by some people. - the use of from whence rather than simply whence (as in the place from whence they came), though common, is generally considered incorrect. - the use of this term, and social restrictions accompanying it, were declared illegal under the indian constitution in 1949. - this symbol was superseded in the uk in 1983 by 18, but it is still used in the us. - unsocial is sometimes confused with unsociable. - until, as opposed to till, is used esp. At the beginning of a sentence and in formal style, e.g. Until you told me, i had no idea; he resided there until his decease. - upon is sometimes more formal than on, but is standard in once upon a time and upon my word. - various (unlike several) cannot be used with of, as (wrongly) in various of the guests arrived late. - venal is sometimes confused with venial, which means ‘pardonable’. - venial is sometimes confused with venal, which means ‘corrupt’. - worth while (two words) is used only predicatively, as in thought it worth while to ring the police, whereas worthwhile is used both predicatively and attributively. USHER
—n. - person who shows people to their seats in a cinema, church, etc.
- doorkeeper at a court etc. —v. - act as usher to. - (usu. Foll. By in) announce, herald, or show in. [latin ostium door] USUAL
adj. - customary, habitual (the usual time).
- (absol., prec. By the, my, etc.) Colloq. Person's usual drink etc. as usual as (or was) usual. usually adv. [latin: related to *use] USURP
v. Seize (a throne or power etc.) Wrongfully. usurpation n. Usurper n. [french from latin]
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