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stripping

stripping  n.— «Stripping [specific programmes in the same slots across the week] is fine in the early evening, though we should stop transmitting Australian soaps then, and develop our own home-grown drama.» —“The shape of things to...

magalog

magalog  n.— «As editor in chief of Condé Nast’s latest venture, Cargo, a shopping magazine—or, as some cynics prefer, “magalog”—for men, the younger Foxman told the Forward he’s out to empower men.» —“Crazy like a...

cagatinta

cagatinta  n.— «He directs the reputed cultural magazine of the institution and with 84 years of age he goes every day to the bank, from which he retired after 37 years of work. But these are things that the miserable cagatintas...

lunch shooter

lunch shooter
 n.— «Lunch shooters took lunch orders for other brewery workers.» —“Dead Lunch Shooters” Media Mayhem (St. Louis, Mo.) Apr. 27, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

shoot

shoot  v.— «Lunch shooters took lunch orders for other brewery workers. Nobody knows how the term originated exactly. The term “shoot me a beer” was also used by beer bottlers. “Shoot” in brewery parlance is...

roadblock

roadblock  n.— «The Minnesota Music Man and his newest label affiliation, Columbia Records, has hooked up with five Viacom music properties that will conduct what’s known in broadcast parlance as a roadblock. MTV, MTV2, BET, VH1 and VH1...