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tamalada

tamalada  n.— «It’s time for the annual tamalada.…“Making tamales during Christmas is a family tradition and a chance for us girls to get together …even if I get stuck cleaning the leaves, as always.”…For...

trucker bomb

trucker bomb  n.— «Last year, one highway cleaning crew with the Department of Ecology found 2,600 bottles filled with urine and 18 dirty needles. The so-called “trucker bombs” are on the increase as more truck drivers choose...

swiffer

swiffer  v.— «Over the past few years, some hip consumers have started using a coined verb—”Swiffering”—to describe how they tackle cleaning tasks with Procter & Gamble Co.‘s…refillable sweepers, mops and dusters...

flyn

flyn  v.— «At the FBI, they’ve even coined a special acronym for the product. “They call them FLYNs,” said Fry, who learned this one day when an agent interviewed him for an FBI newsletter. “That stands for ‘funny little...

FLYN

FLYN  n.— «At the FBI, they’ve even coined a special acronym for the product. “They call them FLYNs,” said Fry, who learned this one day when an agent interviewed him for an FBI newsletter. “That stands for ‘funny little...

blood spinning

blood spinning  n.— «“Blood spinning,” also known as the “growth factor” treatment, involves removing blood around the injury and cleaning it of infection and contaminants before injecting the “cleaned’ blood back...