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headsy

headsy
 adj.— «He was always urging agency men to be “headsy” and “forward leaning.”» —by Evan Thomas The Very Best Men Oct. 20, 1995. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

stationary patrol

stationary patrol  n.— «The Missouri Highway Patrol…has begun to encourage this technique, called “stationary patrol,” as a way to conserve gasoline after prices soared in recent months. The patrol asked troopers to cut...

psychodrawing

psychodrawing  n.— «In a separate 1990s initiative, Nabisco and the agency probed the minds of Oreo eaters. Using a technique called “psychodrawings,” researchers asked people to draw pictures of how an Oreo made them feel...

go fever

go fever  n.— «NASA administrator Michael Griffin said yesterday that he believes the shuttle is ready to fly again, adding that he was comfortable the agency wasn’t suffering from what some astronauts refer to as “go fever...

snowflake baby

snowflake baby n. a child grown and born from a frozen embryo. Etymological Note: The term probably is derived from Snowflakes, an embryo-adoption agency affiliated with Focus on the Family, a conservative Christian organization founded by James...

budget dust

budget dust  n.— «Some of the items certainly appear to be extravagant in light of the fact that the agency has consistently run a deficit. And although the relatively small amount may, in the grand scheme of things, be no more than what...

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