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maitre-dish

maitre-dish  n.— «Both worked at the Fog City Diner; Doug as bartender, Nancy as “maitre-dish.”» —“After a few years, he fit the picture” by Louise Rafkin San Francisco Chronicle (California) July...

tivodultery

tivodultery  n.— «One of my favorite neologisms is “tivodultery,” coined earlier today, at my request, by my friend James. It describes the act of watching a TV program on your own when you normally watch it with your spouse...

FOG

FOG  n.— «We’ve had penthouses, duplexes and coach houses—and now the latest “must have” property in the housing market is a FOG—a flat over a garage.» —“FOGs—the new property buzzword ” Property...

Verwaltungsvereinfachungsmassnahmen

Verwaltungsvereinfachungsmassnahmen  n.— «They’ve assigned the effort to rid their writing of fogginess a name. It is Verwaltungsvereinfachungsmassnahmen—that is, “simplified administrative procedures.”» —“Writing...

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