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 n.— «In a recent interview about his controversy-baiting wife Ayelet Waldman, novelist Michael Chabon condemned “the slagosphere”—that merciless virtual coliseum in which anyone with a DSL can publicly eviscerate any celebrity, political figure or, heck, private citizen who happens to offend.» —“Escape from Fantasy Island” by Diablo Cody City Pages (Minneapolis, Minnesota) Apr. 12, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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