OWE, v. To have (and to hold) a debt. The word formerly signified not indebtedness, but possession; it meant "own," and in the minds of debtors there is still a good deal of confusion between assets and liabilities.
2008 Update: To delay negotiation. To pre-pay a vacation.
O we (meaning me) need a vacation. And I'd pay a fortune, upfront, for a secluded retreat.
Ok, that was stupid, but I'm first; D
Ow-eeee, I was just kicked in the shins.
Fine, I'm done now. I guess I owe my boss some work.
OWE, n. Make-work scheme for chronically-underemployed and featherbedded letters of the English alphabet, used chiefly to dissuade non-natives from learning English, and enriching those professionally engaged in the dissuasion. See QUEUE.
I owe, I owe, it's off to work I go ....
Got a job yesterday. I'll soon again be a member of the working class.
... guess I'm next in this queue...
owe, your boat
gently in your dreams
good poetry's but a scheme
nessa made me do it.
I'd rather owe you than beat you out of it.
I got nothin'. I owe you one.
To owe means jumping into a lake with weights on your ankles.
I'd rather be owed.
Sauerkraut: I am glad to be an inspiration. I wonder if this was why I always get in trouble, but if I get smacked again, I'll owe YOU one; *
to the receiver, its the Big O
zveswj: sandwich without ze veggies
Oh, there's music for this but you get the swing by saying it. This tune will stump the band.
Oh, it's been said better said than ...
"We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world."
In LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN there is a wonderfully ironic list of the slogans on the ads that are used as wallpaper in the Gudger home: "You owe it to him, you owe it to her," etc. . . .
Mark Twain - I forgot to add that.
I owe a whole lot of folks a visit, as well as an answer to their comments on my blog... sorry sorry sorry. Quilly stole my line.
Rabbit, rabbit! I owe you that much.
Nessa, I hear there's a pot of gold in the first comment.
Yeo, Amoeba. SEE ALSO QUAY, and pronounce it "key."
Congratulations, Quilly. They're lucky to have such an excellent photographer on hire.
Meow, Sauerkraut. Owe man.
Icy, you're a gentle dog.
TLP, rain checks and pink slips are always welcome.
Karma, repaid it's a lot rarer.
Nice beat and easy to dance to, Jim.
Great quote, Cooper and thanks for saving me the googling.
Interesting, Weirsdo. I'd like to pick that up sometime.
Terry, this is all voluntary or should be.
Rabbit rabbit, Sis.
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