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FLUF

FLUF  n.— «When Boeing developed the 737 in the late 1960s, some pilots referred to it as Fluf, which stood for Fat Little Ugly Fella. The plane’s wingspan and fuselage length were almost the same, giving the 737 a stubby appearance. It...

compost tea

compost tea  n.— «Applications of a manure or compost “tea” every week or so, once the stems have begun to bulb out, helps a lot. Put a couple of shovelfuls of manure or compost in a burlap bag and let is soak in several...

empathic painting

empathic painting  n.— «“Empathic painting,” as it is known, is an interactive painterly rendering whose appearance adapts in real time to reflect the perceived emotional state of the viewer.» —“Boffins splash out with empathic...

libel tourism

libel tourism  n.— «British law requires the loser in a court case to pay the winner’s court costs. This is the real attraction for shady millionaires: the chance to bankrupt their opponents into silence. Because of this, Britain has...

refugee bag

refugee bag n. a cheaply made sack of woven nylon fibers, usually with a squarish shape, handles, and a striped, plaid, or checked appearance Editorial Note: A picture of a refugee bag can be seen here. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)