Observe with care, my son, the distinction I reveal:2006 Update: Patient, particular and polite, as a cannibal in a health-food store.
A gentleman is gentle and a gent genteel.
Heed not the definitions your "Unabridged" presents,
For dictionary makers are generally gents.
Friday, November 03, 2006
GENTEEL, adj. Refined, after the fashion of a gent.