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fogging

fogging  n.— «There are a number of ways to tackle bullying involving empowering the victim. One technique, called ‘fogging’, is a non-aggressive response. “For example, if someone were to say, ‘You’ve got big ears’, the response...

glide path

glide path  n.— «The stock portions you see on the chart show you what you’d get if you bought now, and they also give you a good idea how the lineup will change in the years ahead.…The managers reserve the right to tinker with that...

mop and glow

mop and glow  v. phr.— «Their buddies call them “The Mop and Glow Boys.” Members of the Oklahoma City Fire Department’s hazardous materials response unit take the kidding in stride.» —“‘Mop and Glow Boys’ Take Dangerous...

draw down

draw down  v. phr.— «This doof locked and loaded with no prior discussion. My response was to draw down on him. There we stood in a dumb-ass Mexican standoff.» —“Let’s arm Joe and Jane!” by Bob Kirkpatrick Usenet: misc...

cluster

cluster  n.— «The cops are already calling the response a “cluster”—cop-speak for clusterfuck—and the chaos gets only more obscene. The pugnacious medics squabble over how to treat the patients and where to land the chopper...

hollow army

hollow army  n.— «“Right now, we have a hollow Army,” responded Gen. E. C. Meyer, Army chief of staff, in what turned out to be the bluntest response. “I don’t believe the current budget responds to the Army’s needs for the...