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 n.Note: Describes the same event as this citation for pooled spray. «Instead of the hoped-for podium to podium event, the two men put on an unconvincing show of friendship sitting stiffly side by side before an unlit fire in the Oval Office, taking a handful of questions, an event known in the parlance of the West Wing as “a spray” or mini-press conference.» —“Third date, and the fumbling couple fail to reach first base” by Leonard Doyle Independent (United Kingdom) Mar. 4, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • An ‘unlit fire’? What’s that? Do you mean they were sitting in front of the fireplace?

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