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matchbook college

matchbook college n. a (real or figurative) school of higher learning with low academic standards. Also matchbook university. Etymological Note: From the supposed tendency of such a school to advertise on matchbook covers. Sometimes capitalized as...

matchbook college

matchbook college
 n.— «I can get an honorary degree from some matchbook college anytime I want.» —by Porter Bibb Ted Turner: It Ain’t As Easy as It Looks Sept. 1, 1997. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

matchbook college

matchbook college  n.— «Modern American politics are dominated by cheesy, simplistic sound bites. Political consultants and some politicians must believe all voters are graduates of Matchbook University’s course on Simple Minds and Short...

matchbook college

matchbook college  n.— «County funds have also paid for “internet campuses” that offer learning programs to “fit your learning style and budget” as well as online multiple choice exams that lead to a college degree...

waffo

waffo  adj.— «Edward de Bono, creator of the well-known educational strategy to encourage creativity called “six thinking hats,” lamented the frequent use of the word “cool” as a compliment. He proposed a new word...

chippy

chippy  adj.— «Because the current relationship the board has with the top politician running the Ministry of Education—the hand that feeds—has, shall we say, been somewhat chippy of late.» —“Special-ed spending spree bites hand that...