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white tail

white tail  n.— «The bigger worry for both Airbus and Boeing are the dreaded “white tails,” jets that come off the assembly line with no waiting buyers because the airline that ordered them has canceled or gone out of business...

clean scanning

clean scanning  n.— «Over the last year, a joint investigation of emissions inspection stations by the Attorney General’s Office and MassDEP, in coordination with the Registry of Motor Vehicles, found these stations were issuing passing...

strolling supper

strolling supper  n.— «I “get” the fact that a “strolling supper” is another term for “buffet,” but I have a question: what happens if the “strolling” supper gets up and leaves...

diworsification

diworsification  n.—Gloss: Diversifying one’s investments too much. «Diworsification refers to the fact that you can diversify too much. For example, if you own one company’s stock you could potentially hit it big, but you could also...

photobomber

photobomber  n.— «A “photobomber” is someone who sneaks into one of your happy pics and ruins it. You’re standing there with your new partner, smiling for the camera, capturing the happy moment….absolutely oblivious to...

squirrel-gripping

squirrel-gripping  n.— «Unfortunately none of the reports I’ve seen have explained the chair-sniffing incident, which just has to have a story behind it. Buswell has, however, been accused of grabbing the testicles of MP Murray Cowper...