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Meet Cute

In the film industry, the expression meet cute refers to “an overly precious first encounter between the romantic leads.” This is part of a complete episode.

squeeze page

squeeze page  n.— «Once someone has visited your site, they will often encounter what is known in marketing terms as a “squeeze page.” How it got that name, I’m not sure, but a squeeze page is really just a pop-up box or page that...

Agita

Oh, that gives me agita! A Connecticut native says her Midwestern colleagues office were flabbergasted to encounter this expression, which she’s known all her life. Grant and Martha discuss this word for “upset” and its likely...

Busharraf

Busharraf  n.— «Polls showed Musharraf’s popularity was in free fall at 15 per cent. Some 64 per cent of Pakistanis said they viewed the president’s backers in Washington as “the single biggest threat” to the nation. And people...

movietisment

movietisment  n.— «Combs, who produced and stars in a three minute version of the commercial, refused to edit the video and instead released it online.…The so-called “movietisment” details Combs’ encounter with a...

complete knockdown

complete knockdown  n.— «Still, said J.D. Powers’ Dunne, Chinese carmakers might not encounter the same challenges penetrating the U.S. market from Tijuana that Honda and Toyota did in the 1980s when they had no local supplier base. These...