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availability entrepreneur

availability entrepreneur  n.— «Today’s interpreters of the weather are what social scientists call availability entrepreneurs: the activists, journalists and publicity-savvy scientists who selectively monitor the globe looking for...

skittle

skittle  n.— «Our guys usually dump 200 rounds of “Skittles” onto the target. I did not know what Skittles were for a long time. Back in Hawaii, I came upon two crew chiefs arguing loudly. One of them was very upset about the...

iliac furrow

iliac furrow  n.— «“I am filled with bitter resentment and burning envy at the sight of this young fellow’s pronounced iliac furrow.”…“There is reason to envy someone skinny enough to have such a pronounced apollo’s belt...

banging

banging  n.— «According to the complaint, the defendants:…Obtain credit card numbers and charge customers’ cards, without permission in a practice known as “banging” or “burning” a credit card.» —“Coin...

burning

burning  n.— «According to the complaint, the defendants:…Obtain credit card numbers and charge customers’ cards, without permission in a practice known as “banging” or “burning” a credit card.» —“Coin...

freeleap

freeleap  n.— «It turns out that waterfall ranking is, well, rancorous. Waterfall people—who are a lot like train people and lighthouse people—are burning up the discussion boards, debating Gocta’s place on the charts with fierce...