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resto mod

resto mod  n.— «Resto mod is a recent phenomenon in the collector car world. It refers to a vehicle created by combining what is basically an immaculately restored but stock-bodied collectable car with a modern suspension—independent rear...

ask

ask  n.— «The objective of his four-year contract must be to organise and embolden a group of ordinary players and set them a target of qualification for the European Championship Finals of 2008. As modern parlance has it, even this will...

matchbook college

matchbook college  n.— «Modern American politics are dominated by cheesy, simplistic sound bites. Political consultants and some politicians must believe all voters are graduates of Matchbook University’s course on Simple Minds and Short...

jointery

jointery  n.— «Multinational command—known in military parlance as “jointery”—was a vital component of modern warfare.» —“US command of British troops in Iraq ‘business as usual” in London, Eng...

chamcha

chamcha  n.— «No doubt, the British also had their sycophants—toadys, bachhas, jholichuks and hukkabardars—but chamchas of the modern vintage they had none. Chamchas are a breed apart. A chamcha, verily is more than a favourite. He is a...

toothing

toothing  n.— «Toothing takes bluejacking to an altogether different level or ballpark. An anonymous guide to toothing says: “Toothing is defined as a form of anonymous sex with strangers—usually on some form of transport or enclosed...