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Re: If anyone out there can help me...
In a message dated 11/9/99 11:46:03 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>Can anyone tell me what the heck is an "alms"? and if it taste like
Alms are those things hanging from your shoulders, you know, with hands at
the end of them?
Actually, alms would be charity I guess. To give alms to a mendicant would be
to give money or food, - I'm sorry, I mean give kopins or cheese dip! Now
that I've typed this, let's check the dictionary, shall we?
Yup. From Websters New World College Dictionary:
1. money, food, clothes, etc., given to poor people. 2. a deed of mercy. 3.
Two upper limbs of the human body (sorry, couldn't resist).
-Larry S. AKA The Sheik of Entropy