n.— «Ms. Ritterskamp supportively chalked his bad luck up to being a middle-aged white guy, or MAWG in game show parlance. “They’re desperate for minorities and women,” she said. (Michael Davis, the executive producer of “Millionaire,” said that without MAWG’s, “there would simply not be television game shows,” adding that “we’re looking to represent diversity in every sense of the word.”)» —“I’ll Take ‘Friendship’ for $100″ by Lola Ogunnaike New York Times Oct. 22, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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