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page 75

page 75  n.— «In a typical Hollywood screenplay, there comes a moment just before the third act when the protagonist is faced with certain defeat. It is the part of the film in which the bad guys gain crucial ground after a series of...

high touch

high touch  adj.— «Big Brother is banished from Mr. Naisbitt’s 1980’s. On the contrary, to use his key words, the decade will be decentralized and high-touch, participatory and networked, filled with multiple options in an information...

hopium

hopium  n.— «A hopium addict is someone who puts their own emotional needs on hold, while they wait for their partner to kick their addiction—be it to drugs, alcohol, gambling, or emotionally and physically abusive behaviour—despite all...

Broken Pipe

Broken Pipe  n.— «It would be foolish to think that Browne transformed BP from a dirty oil company to a progressive, renewable, squeaky-clean energy source. On the contrary, BP has a dismal environmental record—critics jokingly refer to...

bullgeschichte

bullgeschichte  n.— «“Bullgeschichte” is the methodological tool best exemplified by wikipediasts and dilettantes. The method entails taking a little bit of information, usually gained from a scant reading or scanning of a popular magazine...

gevaltize

gevaltize  v.— «In certain precincts of the Jewish community, a person who insists that the sky is falling, despite ample evidence to the contrary, is said to gevaltize—a neologism derived from the famous Yiddish cry of shock or alarm...

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