November 2, 2012
The correct answer is c – imbiber. Of course he was a convicted embezzler and served time in the slammer, but that very fact means he wasn’t an ACCOMPLISHED embezzler. An accomplished embezzler would have never been caught. Therefore a – embezzler, was not the answer the judges were looking for.
November 1, 2012
William Sydney Porter, aka O. Henry, was an accomplished: a. embezzler. b. dasher of habers. c. imbiber. d. flea circus matador. e. skater of figures on the frozen ponds of Central Park.
October 20, 2012
They were expensive combs, she knew, and her heart had simply craved and yearned over them without the least hope of possession. Yes, it’s from THAT story by the old ex-con, the one with the magi and the gift and such.