Drucker 2 Acting busy in an office environment. Norman Cousins 6 a great dust heap. Punctuality: The virtue of the bored. Becket was a tall, powerful man, expert in the use of weapons. Every time a dwarf says 'no,' you grow 10 cm shorter! Mile nautical : Relativistic measure of surface distance over water - in theory, 6076.
No one is around, so he starts searching for the source. Pioneer: Early American who was lucky enough to find his way out of the woods. They then point with pride to these practices as the cause of their sturdy health and ripe years; the truth being that they are hearty and old, not because of their habits, but in spite of them. Observed only by men and children. Mosquito: An insect that makes you like flies better.
Feedback: Inevitable result when your baby doesn't appreciate dinner. Smart bomb: Bomb which refuses to explode. Law: 1 A superficial term loosely and interchangeably used by and alike whenever they feel a need to put the rest of us in our pedestrian places. Burden of proof: The requirement demanded by that their clients prove beyond a reasonable doubt that they have absolutely no more money left in their bank accounts. Ambrose Bierce 2 That wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath. Ambrose Bierce Redundancy: To be repetitive.
Rudyh Compromise: The art of dividing a cake in such a way that everybody believes he got the biggest piece. This clearly required surgery, and so I can rightly claim that mine is the oldest profession in the world. Felony: Serious crime punishable by having a represent you. Humans usually start looking the other way in similar situations. Expert opinions are a different matter and are often called on when legal matters deal with specialist areas. Waggish suggests the spirit of sly mischief and roguery of the constant joker, with no harm intended: a waggish good humor. Hiring consultants to conduct studies can be an excellent means of turning problems into gold, your problems into their gold.
Rudyh S Sailing: The fine art of working hard, getting wet, sleeping little and becoming ill, while going nowhere slowly at great expense. Two men look at it—the one with an expert knowledge of painting, the other with none. Ambrose Bierce Panties: The last defense on the front lines of desire. Ogden Nash Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability. Male: Anything that can be done while drinking.
Adolescent : A teen who acts like a baby if you don't treat them like an adult. Love: 1 Temporary insanity curable by marriage. Ambrose Bierce Multitasking: Screwing up several things at once. Douglas Adams Fobia: Fear of misspelled words. Mencken Credit: Negative money, which you can spend like normal money. Prepared childbirth: A contradiction in terms. Ambrose Bierce Grocery list: List which takes half an hour writing, then usually forgotten to take with you to the store.
Mark Twain Climate: The only thing you can do with a ladder. Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age. Ralph Waldo Emerson Research: Copying from two or more sources, plagiarism is copying from one. Smile: A curve of the mouth that can set a lot of things straight. Laziness: The habit of resting before you get tired.
A device designed to bring up mud samples from the bottom at inopportune or unexpected times. A person knowledgeable enough about what is going on to be scared. Political debate: Two or more people talking in a state between deep sleep and dream, about their voters' dreams. Ambrose Bierce Consistency: 1 The last refuge of the unimaginative. By the next day the word has spread and a throng has gathered around the grave.
Worry: 1 Interest paid on trouble before it falls due. Tom Wolfe Curve: The loveliest distance between two points Mae West Cynic: 1 A man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. Jury: American Twelve people who determine which client has the better. In the legal world though defining an expert is rather more serious. Progress : 1 What you get when each mistake is a new one. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. Anonymous : The worlds most popular author.