n.Gloss: A joking name for the swine flu pandemic. «As a responsible newspaper in serious times—when the world is threatened by climate change, economic collapse and what we are steadfastly refusing to describe as a “hamdemic” or an “aporkalypse”—Metro is very careful to give a balanced view of the major issues of our time.» —“Cats: a clarification” Metro.co.uk (United Kingdom) April 27, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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