domingo, 7 de dezembro de 2014

Word of the day:Glean / Jokes

Word of the day
Glean: respigar, catar, respigar, juntar aos poucos, coletar
Synonyms: to gather or collect (something) in a gradual way, to search (something) carefully
She gleaned her data from various studies.
He has a collection of antique tools gleaned from flea markets and garage sales.
They spent days gleaning the files for information.
Gleam: vislumbre, raio, aparência vaga, centelha
Clean: limpo,  limpeza, limpar, assear


One friend complained to another, "All my husband and I do anymore is fight. I’ve been so upset, I’ve lost 20 pounds."
"If it’s that bad, why don’t you just leave him?" asked the second friend.
"I’d like to lose another 15 pounds first."

If you're so cool, why do you need so many fans?

A mathematician wanders back home at 3 AM and proceeds to get an earful from his wife. You're late, she says, you said you'd be home at 11:45!

Actually, the mathematician cooly replies, I'd said I'd be home by a quarter of 12.


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