ELECTRIC CAB (n.) A sedan, whose owner hath payed a King’s ransom, thus insuring he doth work on the Sabbath, and in so doing, saving polar bears from extinction
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It is such a shame he is not still around to do this, but you are substituting for him nicely, David.
Best wishes, Pete.
As Johnson would state: Lexicographer (n.) A writer of dictionaries; a harmless drudge, that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signification of words.
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