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robo-call

robo-call  n.— «Cochrane’s employer recently turned to Robo-call. Last month, Montgomery Ward’s credit department switched on an automated…number—and immediately heard the wrath of its customers.» —“Voice mail is a boon to...

sledge hockey

sledge hockey  n.— «Fresh from the “What in the World Are They Doing?” department is a sport that was invented more than 30 years ago in Stockholm, Sweden, by a group of men who wanted to play a sport regardless of the...

sled hockey

sled hockey  n.— «Fresh from the “What in the World Are They Doing?” department is a sport that was invented more than 30 years ago in Stockholm, Sweden, by a group of men who wanted to play a sport regardless of the challenges...

fukubukuro

fukubukuro  n.— «Grab bags, known as fukubukuro (lucky bags), are popular items in almost every store during the New Year holiday season in Japan. Some are especially large, such as one selling for Y15 million by the Takashimaya & Co...

fukubukuro

fukubukuro  n.— «The bargains come in grab bags, called fukubukuro, or sacks of fortune. The bags used to be a traditional way for stores to unload unwanted merchandise. But now that more Japanese have money to burn, department stores are...

jointness

jointness  n.— «What Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom have done is caused us as a department and as services to look where we have commonality and jointness across our formations so we can help each other out and kind...