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Davos Man

Davos Man  n.— «Political scientist Samuel Huntington who coined the pejorative term “Davos Man” (referring to participants who he viewed as having a false sense of their international identity), famously dismissed the...

denning

denning  n.— «A biologist at the scene admitted to an independent wolf scientist that the 6-week-old pups were held down and shot in the head, one by one. This inhumane practice, known as “denning,” has been illegal for 40...

Scottish disease

Scottish disease  n.— «Where MS comes from and what triggers it remains a mystery, but it is believed to be at least partly hereditary. It is sometimes known as the “Scottish disease” as this country has the highest...

tulies

tulies  n.pl.—Gloss: the boondocks or the middle of nowhere. Note: Out in the tules/tules means “out in the boondocks” or “far away.” Encarta says that “to be in deep tules” is a Hispanic English expression meaning “to be in...

ambulance-chasing

ambulance-chasing  n.— «Gatehouse has accused the paper’s authors of conducting “a piece of ambulance-chasing research that is coming in on the coat-tails of the GM controversy.”» —“GM link of scientist who discredited...

toast juice

toast juice  n.— «Mr Mahar told Mr Wormald he was aware of a still being operated at the South Pole station, producing what was known as “toast juice.” He said he’d never seen a still and had been told it hadn’t operated during...