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fab

fab  n.— «Intel’s largest single site is in Hillsboro, where the company has located its most advanced research and production fabrication facilities, or “fabs,” as they are called in the chip industry.» —“Apple will use...

laying pipe

laying pipe  n.— «“laying pipe”: writing and delivering the onerous dialogue which provids backstory and the plot facts needed to support the weight of the funny (or interesting). Exposition, kids, and it ain’t fun. Example:...

chili-dip

chili-dip  v.— «Looney double-bogeyed the 390 yard, par-four finishing hole when she “chili-dipped” a chip shot and three-putted after hitting two fine shots to be close to the final green.» —“Hollenbeck, Looney...

chippy

chippy adj. irritable, tempermental, or fractious. Editorial Note: Oxford English Dictionary cites this meaning as early as 1885 as a colloquial form of ‘given to chipping, ready to chip.’ In recent decades in North America it has become most...

George

George  n.— «We have a slang term for big tippers…it’s called George. And Kerry Packer’s a super George. There’s a story in the book, there is an entertainer there named Christina Nisteen and he tipped her a hundred thousand dollar...

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