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south to south

south to south  adj.—Gloss: arbitrary jargon used at the World Bank to indicate migration from one poor country to another. “South to north” indicates migration from a poor country to a rich one. «There are 74 million “south to...

obs

obs  n.— «For the vast majority of visitors, particularly of the ornithological persuasion, the destination of choice is the Fair Isle Bird Observatory. As well as being a centre for the collection of scientific data on bird migration and...

wireline

wireline  adj.— «These latter licenses, which are being snapped up by entrepreneurs, by cellular telephone franchisees, by cable television companies, and by the Bells themselves, will allow low-cost entry into the local telephone market...

chain migration

chain migration  n.— «Demographers have a name for it: chain migration. “People who live near each other share information about where to retire, where to vacation,” said Lance deHaven-Smith, a professor of public administration at Florida...

global weirding

global weirding n. an increase in severe or unusual environmental activity often attributed to global warming. Editorial Note: Global weirding includes an increase in average temperatures, heat waves, cold spells, hurricanes, blizzards, plant and...

jockocracy

jockocracy  n.— «Could you explain in a little more depth what it means…this concept of jockocracy? Vic: Howard Cosell coined and popularized the term. He used it to refer to a mass migration of players from the playing field to the...