n.— «The first priority is the mission of the department, which is to keep the wrong people and the wrong items out of the country. On that, they can never compromise. Speeding the interview process is strictly taboo, Perry said, and could result in stern disciplinary measures for anyone doing it. In the parlance of the Border Patrol, it’s called lane-flushing, and it could mean big trouble for the interviewer.» —“Traffic flow important—but not as important as border mission” Press Republican (Plattsburgh, New York) May 21, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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