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skybusting

skybusting  v.— «When I hunt public land, I have seemed to run into a lot of “skybusters” who ruin the chance of decoying a duck for all the hunters in that area. How can I get them to quit? Is this a law violation?…For those who...

anchor baby

anchor baby  n.— «Stein contends undocumented aliens should not be allowed to benefit because they have children born in this country. Turning a blind eye to such issues, Stein asserted, encourages immigrant families to conceive...

click-wrap

click-wrap  n.— «“One who signs a contract is bound by a contract which he has an opportunity to read, whether he does so or not”…the judges who authored these words many decades ago certainly did not conceive of the possibility of...

ghost kid

ghost kid  n.— «The thing that scares me most as a superintendent, as a person, as a professional educator, are kids that are called ghost kids, kids that walk around our schools and don’t have any attachments or association with anybody...

gravy time

gravy time  n.— «It’s gravy time in the 6th and 9th circuits. If the bill becomes law, vacancies will actually outnumber the candidates.» —“Here We Go Again” Florence Morning News (South Carolina) Mar. 25, 1977...

throw him under the bus

throw him under the bus  v. phr.— «Dorsey has the audacity to finish his career 38-2 instead of 39-1 and you guys are ready to throw him under the bus.» —“Laying down the law” by Stewart Mandel Sports...

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