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netroots

netroots  n.— «The challenge is for all of us Meetup.com enthusiasts and netroots fans of Dean to raise a million dollars for Dean’s candidacy by March 31st.» —“Take The Million Dollar Meetup Challenge for Dean” Usenet: alt...

netroots

netroots  n.— «The challenge is for all of us Meetup.com enthusiasts and netroots fans of Dean to raise a million dollars for Dean’s candidacy by March 31st.» —“Take The Million Dollar Meetup Challenge for Dean” Usenet: alt...

euthanol

euthanol  n.— «An officer from the Berkeley Humane Society presented the City Council with a syringe intended to represent a dose of euthanol, the lethal drug used to destroy animals.» —“Animal Lovers Squawk Over Pet...

ditch

ditch v. especially in the phrase ditch in line, to unfairly take a place in front of others (in a line); to cut or butt (in line); to jump a queue. Editorial Note: Also infrequently given as dish. This term is particularly common in Ohio. Political...

nimbomaniac

nimbomaniac  n.— «Cloudspotters—who prefer the formal name nephologists, or the informal “nimbomaniacs”, even have a name for seeing objects in clouds. “It is called pareidolia—finding meaningful shapes in meaningless objects,” said one...

walker

walker  n.— «Twenty years ago, men who went out constantly in high society were known as “walkers,” a quippy term coined by John Fairchild, then the publisher of Women’s Wear Daily, to describe Jerry Zipkin, the steadfast...