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snivelization

snivelization  n.— «What accounts for this obtuseness and opacity of the conservative mind? It is only symptomatic of the pathology of the modern mentality in general; also, therefore, reflecting the general unconsciousness and senility of...

bossela

bossela  n.— «Billy-boy had come across the song Mary Muir’s gettin’ a man’s bossela (sung on hen nights) while doing research on the mill workers of Stewarton for his series The Blue Bonnets for Radio Scotland.…”Yes, the...

nouveau mod

nouveau mod  n.— «The nouveau rod is an even newer phenomenon. A custom-built creation with a modern chassis, assorted new technologies and an equally awesome engine, the nouveau rod features a handcrafted body that looks like some French...

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...