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rumpology

rumpology  n.— «Sylvester Stallone’s mom, Jacqueline, practices the art of reading people’s backsides—rumpology, as they call it.» —“Take 5 Hot Picks” by Tony Kiss Citizen-Times (Asheville, N.C.) Sept. 30...

carkish

carkish  adj.— «Sometimes, world events can make one feel downright carkish, which the American Heritage Dictionary defines as being “burdened with trouble; worry.”» —“Stories that inspire can get kids reading—and keep...

rofo-rofo fight

rofo-rofo fight  n.— «I just love reading them—I mean the young ones lambasting the old ones and the old ones almost raining curses on the young ones. That is the politicians and aspiring politicians.…The genesis of this rofo-rofo...

BOB

BOB  n.— «A United Airlines flight bound for Los Angeles turned back after a note reading “B-O-B” was found on a sick bag in a toilet. The captain decided the note could have meant “bomb on board.” But airline...

doona day

doona day  n.— «What about giving yourself a duvet day, eiderdown day, doona day, mental health day…—a delicious and luxurious day in bed, reading, resting by yourself.» —by Robyn Pearce Getting a Grip on...

lookologo

lookologo  n.— «D’Agostino came to the Web—”It started as a personal blog,” he said—from a successful career in journalism, a brief dalliance in cinema and several books. But it was on television that he made his name as a...