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labbrosaur  n.— «A mischievous journalist, Roberto D’Agostino, coined the word labbrosaur to describe the bee-stung lip look that has blossomed up and down the country. The word Labbra means lip in Italian.» —“How self-inflicted...

security theater

security theater  n.— «The secrecy culture cultivated by TSA demands an extensive deference which (as Barlow’s attorney pointed out) is often supposedly justified by saying “September 11, September 11, September 11.” But in...

blame storming

blame storming
 n.— «More rationale-making, blame storming.» —“Red’s Method. (Was: alt.prose)” by Gilbert Vanburen Wilkes Usenet: rec.arts.prose Mar. 1, 1997. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


 n.— «Raising his shields for blamestorm.» —“Re: Re: Privateer B***S**” by Tarmo Loorits Usenet: alt.games.vga-planets Apr. 8, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


wizzo n. among military aircraft personnel, a weapons systems operator. Etymological Note: Pronunciation of the first letters of weapons systems operator or officer. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


libero n. in volleyball, a restricted, roaming back row player. Etymological Note: From Italian adj. libero ‘free,’ a shortened form of battitore libero ‘free beater,’ a similar position in soccer that originated with a Milanese team in the late...

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