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trick

Sexology
noun
(1) Any sexual act performed by a prostitute for money.
(2) A prostitute’s customer, a “John”.
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A I think this is a trick question and that the answer is Derek Johnstone (Rangers) and Tom Boyd (Celtic) who both scored own goals while playing for Scotland against Brazil.
No it's not a trick question, like being asked to choose between Galaxy and Dairy Milk (which everyone knows is a pointless exercise since you may as well eat both anyway).
I grinned inanely and shook my head, not certain whether this was a genuine attempt at affability or a trick question.
Trick question, of course, because the little showboater left for Celtic
That was a trick question Bobby threw at me, asking me to distinguish between the concept of his absence and the physical reality of it.
After concerns that the government might rig a ballot on whether the British outpost should be handed back to Spain, she asked: "What trick question is he preparing for the referendum?
Well, as you might have guessed, it's a trick question.
It's a trick question, of course, because no one knows the answer.
If this was sent in as a trick question, it worked.
I didn't think they'd throw in a trick question for pounds 16,000 but they did.
It was a trick question, the Bruins being unable to face an obscure opponent without somebody recalling Ed O'Bannon in 1994 not knowing where Tulsa was located or Tracy Murray in 1991 saying Penn State was one of those Ivy League schools.
It was a trick question from presenter James Naughtie, and he could have walked round it rather than give a clear-cut answer that puts him in the opposing camp to Gordon Brown.