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Super-Duper Tuesday

Super-Duper Tuesday n. a day that many US states hold primary elections in which political parties choose their candidates for the presidential election to be held the following November; Tsunami Tuesday. Editorial Note: “Duper” serves...

invisible primary

invisible primary  n.— «The dirty little secret, in what’s called the invisible primary, which is happening now, is that at least in 1996, 2000 and 2004, the candidate that had the most money in October was the one that won...

exploding offer

exploding offer  n.— «Some employers may over-estimate the greed of graduates. One management consultancy offered several candidates £1,000 in advance on salary for “moving expenses.” It gave another an “exploding...

box-checker

box-checker  n.— «Noley and Chenault have a name for those who would use spurious ties to tribal heritage to further their employment opportunities. They call them “box-checkers.” According to Chenault, some job candidates simply “check...

mock-checker

mock-checker  n.— «Noley and Chenault have a name for those who would use spurious ties to tribal heritage to further their employment opportunities. They call them “box-checkers.” According to Chenault, some job candidates simply “check...

neckout

neckout  n.— «Bottleneck roads are prime candidates for road rage. I have no idea who designed roads that lose lanes, but they had better go back to the drawing board. Traffic neckouts, as they’re called, will not improve our road...