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short sale

short sale  n.— «At Selling Paradise Realty, a sign seeks customers with a free list of properties facing foreclosure and “short sales,” meaning the price is less than the owner owes the bank.» —“This Is the Sound of a Bubble...

browardize

browardize  v.— «Browardize—a verb used to describe the turning of a section of paradise into an undesirable place to live because of poor planning and excessive development, leading to overcrowded roads and other municipal ills...

vomit comet

vomit comet  n.— «Chris had just ridden the new roller coaster four times in a row, but he insisted he was still seeing things straight. The coaster is part of perhaps the park’s weirdest section of all, called Paradise Pier. It’s a...

tot lot

tot lot  n.— «A play-yard paradise “Tot-Lot,” has been established in the courtyard of St. Stephens church.» —“Children Have Own ‘Tot-Lot’” in Boston Coshocton Tribune (Ohio) Sept. 30, 1938...

toe-in

toe-in  n.— «Gunsauls decided a closer extraction was necessary. He lifted off again, approached the children’s location and balanced the front tips of the helicopter’s landing skids against the sloping hillside what pilots refer to as a...

rinse

rinse
 n.— «(title)» —“Does anyone know what drugs make up ‘rinse’??” by Racheal (roseagh@paradise.net.nz) Usenet: nz. general (New Zealand) Oct. 29, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)