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foot fault

foot fault  n.— «TEI is highly concerned that even the slightest misstep—a mere foot fault—by a corporate employee could lead to Draconian personal penalties.» —“Misrepresentation of a tax matter by a third party” by John M...

standfirst

standfirst  n.— «Standfirst matter: The abolition of school meals is looming for more authorities as they grapple with the effects of the poll tax. Jonathan Croall reports on the struggle to save the service in Somerset.» —“Poll tax...

MOOP

MOOP n. trash; foreign items found where they do not belong. Editorial Note: This term is associated with the Burning Man festival. Etymological Note: matter out of place (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

MOOP

MOOP  n.— «We want to hand out plastic mugs w/ our camp location on them as an invitation for people to come back to drink tea w/ us and hang out. Much better than flyers which are likely to end up as MOOP (Matter Out Of Place) which is an...

MOOP

MOOP  n.— «We packed up and searched for MOOP on our campsite. MOOP is now part of my vocabulary. It stands for Matter Out Of Place. Part of the permitting process with the Bureau of Land Management includes leave-no-trace standards...

Elvis factor

Elvis factor  n.— «What is the Elvis Factor? I once read that 10 percent of the American people think Elvis still alive, and 8 percent believe that if you send him a letter, he will answer it. That’s the Elvis factor. You have to remember...