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splash

splash  v.— «That also means no bathroom breaks unless the convoy stops to “splash,” the term for fueling up the Humvees with gas cans on the side of the road. Then the soldiers discreetly do their business standing next to...

nest egg index

nest egg index  n.— «This “nest egg index,” as it was called, was conducted by A.G. Edwards, a St. Louis-based financial services company. It looked at money-saving data from 318 cities.» —“West Side or East: The battle of...

fleecing menu

fleecing menu  n.— «Irreverent souls these days dub it “fleecing” menu, especially since it can be quite a moneyspinner for restaurants making use of smaller cuts and “extras” that would otherwise go waste.» —“How to get through a...

smark

smark  n.— «Smart mark—(n) an informed fan, who follows the business closely, but lets his hair down to enjoy the show (also “smark”).» —“A Rowdy, Bawdy Brawl” by Alfonso A. Castillo Newsday (Long...

smark

smark
 n.— «Smark or Smart: A fan who understands some of the inner workings of the wrestling business.» —“Be a smark, talk the talk” Sunday Mail (Malaysia) Feb. 11, 2001. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

cash shell

cash shell  n.— «After an outcry from advisers, it backed down on proposals that new cash shell companies must acquire a real business within a year of flotation.» —“Cash shells heading off to Ofex as deadline looms” by...

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