an old one

an old one

a familiar joke.
See also: old, one
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Here sat two female figures, a young and an old one.
Once we met four young elephants, and an old one that played with them, lifting them up with her trunk; they grew enraged on a sudden, and ran upon us: we had no way of securing ourselves but by flight, which, however, would have been fruitless, had not our pursuers been stopped by a deep ditch.
is the only phrase he really needs - but he still has to come to terms with his old one, and normally he's quick to agree terms with an old one.
The wheelchair will replace an old one in the nurse's office, and will be used by the school in the case of an emergency.
For Election Day 2000 a new option and an old one are in place.
What's more, the down-to-earth controllers ease troubleshooting and repair tasks: Point's technicians can quickly and inexpensively swap a new controller for an old one when problems arise.
On the other hand, if it uses federal funds to build a new building or facility or remodel an old one, the new or remodeled portion probably must comply with the requirements of the ABA, independent of whether the institution has satisfied the program-accessibility requirements of the funding agency's 504 regulation.
A physicist with the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, was about to order a new radium source for an experiment when he found an old one left by a predecessor.
In his search for a new motor, Johnson found an old one in the Irwindale garage area.
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