n.— «A veteran of the Balkans, this general recalled that his troops had a term for routine, pointless patrols. “Dabbing,” they called it, from the caustic acronym for “driving around Bosnia.” “‘Dabbing” now means “driving around Baghdad,”” says the general.» —“A New Way of War” by Evan Thomas, John Barry Newsweek Aug. 20-27, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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