n.— «His first assignment as he shadowed the team: cleaning up a three-week “comp” near Milwaukee, Wisc. That’s shorthand for “an apartment in which someone died and laid, unfound, for three weeks.”» —“‘Aftermath’ is not for the fainthearted” by Terri Schlichenmeyer Eagle-Tribune (North Andover, Massachusetts) June 10, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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