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option three

option three  n.— «Since leaving Oxford, Hamilton-Paterson had continued to write poetry, and in 1974 he published Option Three (former White House jargon for “compromise”).» —“Rare bird of the islands” by Ian...

drying rock

drying rock  n.— «At a stakeholders meeting convened Wednesday by the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis, many of the experts heard a new phrase for the first time: “drying rocks.” It...

Lisbonize

Lisbonize  n.— «Nothing daunted, Mario Monti, Romano Prodi and representatives of the social partners—business groups and trades unions—are calling for action on the Lisbon agenda. Most of the action is to be on the budget or as it is...

water boarding

water boarding  n.— «There’s what I call the WaterHood, also known as “water boarding’ or the “watercure,” where interrogators shove a prisoner’s head in abarrel of water and make him think he’s drowning. Actually, heis...

global gag rule

global gag rule  n.— «This clique condemns these organizations because one has not been willing to agree to the so-called Mexico City Policy—also known as the Global Gag Rule—and the other continues to work with humane health programs in...

paleoconservative

paleoconservative n. a holder of outdated or old-fashioned conservative beliefs; a long-standing conservative. Also adj. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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