n.— «She returns to work, where the brusque, self-obsessed and shallow Manhattanites fret over her only because a) all that grieving can affect productivity; b) ugly facial scar—ugh—find a plastic surgeon, please; and c) people who’ve been out of the office for as long as Anna has are normally recovering addicts returning from “Arizona” (a popular euphemism for the drying-out clinic).» —“Anybody Out There?” by Jacqueline Hunter Scotsman (Glasgow, Scotland) Apr. 29, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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