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creeping crud

creeping crud  n.— «Ms. Camp charged that this “creeping crud of a policy” is having a negative effect on women’s health, child health care programs and other health operations.» —“Population Fund Cut May Increase...

Nairobbery

Nairobbery  n.— «Friday was a bad day to be robbed in Kenya’s capital Nairobi—dubbed “Nairobbery” for its high crime rate.» —“Kenya Police Stations Have Telephones Cut Off In Crime City” in Nairobie...

whippy

whippy  n.— «The system is broken, Donelon said, adding that he sees the evidence daily in the mounting number of “whippys”—defense attorney slang for whiplash claims, so common that they are paid out at a standard rate, even...

black box trading

black box trading  n.— «The exchange plans to expand Direct Market Access trading, which encapsulates high volume institutional trading, sometimes referred to as black box or program trading.» —“ASX Winds Down World Link,To Cut About...

hydraulic

hydraulic  n.— «“People don’t understand that time is hydraulic,” he said, meaning that time spent on the Internet is time taken away from other activities.» —“Internet Use Said to Cut Into TV Viewing and...

turkey bacon

turkey bacon  n.— «My fellow weirdos, you must join me in my quest to expand our language just slightly. From now on, I ask that you now refer to all rent-a-cops as turkey bacon. For those who don’t know, turkey bacon is processed, smoked...