mandy: so what should i wear to the party the blue or pink top.
kim: it's 3 in the morning, wear the blue top
mandy: thanks kim, you are the only one that didn't cuss me out and tell me to go back to sleep
kim:whatever go back to sleep
2) Any instance for which, in the determination of the President, federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts and capabilities to save lives and protect property and public health and safety or to lessen or avert the threat of a disaster in any part of the United States. Emergency Program: The interim program of the National Flood Insurance Program as implemented on an emergency basis to provide a first layer of subsidized insurance before the detailed risk studies from which actuarial rates are computed have been completed.
3) A. Any occasion or instance--such as a hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, fire, explosion, nuclear accident, or any other natural or man-made catastrophe--that warrants action to save lives and to protect property, public health, and safety (FEMA definition). B. A sudden occurrence demanding immediate action that may be due to epidemics, technological catastrophes, strife or to natural or man-made causes (World Health Organization definition).
4) any sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
Acceptable excuse for a late night phone call.
Getting lost/scared at a theme park (Knott's Scary Farm)
The End of the World!!
Teacher: Why did you not come to class yesterday?
Tommy: I had an emergency!
Sally: Having a hangover and forgetting is not an "emergency" :P