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hotel journalism

hotel journalism  n.— «Leonard Doyle, foreign editor of The Independent in London, said, “we make a big effort not to do what you might call “hotel journalism,” and we make a very big effort not to sub-contract work to...

labbrosaur

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...

doji

doji  n.— «Instead, it concerns an arcane 17th century Japanese method of mastering the markets via a system of “harmi line patterns,” “doji line candles” and “dark cloud corners.”» —“Pembroke:...

spasskultur

spasskultur  n.— «There has been much talk in recent months of the emerging Spasskultur—roughly translatable as “fun ethos,” and not to be confused with Leitkultur. The latter is an undefined mishmash of traditional German...

leitkultur

leitkultur  n.— «There has been much talk in recent months of the emerging Spasskultur—roughly translatable as “fun ethos,” and not to be confused with Leitkultur. The latter is an undefined mishmash of traditional German...

GUBU

GUBU  adj.— «The systemic problems in the Garda management were not confined to its operations in Donegal, Mr McDowell said, reiterating his GUBU-esque description of recent events as: “Frightening, unprecedented, egregious and...

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