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lily-pad

lily-pad  n.— «At Nordson, Mr. Madar has been using what he terms a “lily pad to lily pad” growth strategy, jumping from one new market to another nearby one “rather than leap across the pond or into an entirely different...

burp

burp  v.— «The firefighters have a technique called “burping the suit” that involves pulling open the neck of the Mustang, then crouching down to force excess air out of the suit. The technique prevents the suit from ballooning...

starvation corner

starvation corner  n.— «It would be hard for me to shift from the barracks to BOQ. In the officers’ mess, I would be all the way down to starvation corner, at the end of the table. I’d rather be the senior enlisted man.» —“Tall, Tough...

kahoonas

kahoonas  n.pl.— «Rob started a sermon series today called: Sex for Dummies. All I got to say is 1) Rob has kahoonas and 2) this sermon series couldn’t come at a better time.» —“Sunday’s Child” by Joel Ordinary...

bubble

bubble
 n.— «“Bubbles” refer to 1990s Caprice/Impala/RoadMaster bodies.» —“Donks, Boxes & Bubbles” by Scott Blair Review Online (Akron, Ohio) Jan. 10, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

box

box  n.— «“Donks” are the street name for 1970s land barges like Caprices and Cadillacs, riding on 22-inch-plus wheels. The 1980s versions, including Regals, Cutlasses and Crown Vics, are called “boxes.”» —“Donks...