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grantepreneur

grantepreneur  n.— «Higher taxes needed to finance such action lead to growth of the tax avoidance industry and to the phenomenon of the grantepreneur and the rent-seeking society.» —by Dermot McAleese in Trinity College...

shoshika

shoshika  n.— «The decline in Japan’s birth rate is so severe they have invented a word for it—”shoshika,” meaning a society without children.» —“Japan sounds alarm on birth rate” by Jonathan Head in...

spasskultur

spasskultur  n.— «There has been much talk in recent months of the emerging Spasskultur—roughly translatable as “fun ethos,” and not to be confused with Leitkultur. The latter is an undefined mishmash of traditional German...

leitkultur

leitkultur  n.— «There has been much talk in recent months of the emerging Spasskultur—roughly translatable as “fun ethos,” and not to be confused with Leitkultur. The latter is an undefined mishmash of traditional German...

leitkultur

leitkultur  n.— «“This debate,” it adds, “must not omit the issue of a (German) ‘Leitkultur’ (guiding culture), nor the commitments which a self-confident society…not ashamed of its Christian foundations may require of...

road diet

road diet  n.— «The Road Diet. “Road dieting” is a new term applied to “skinnying up” patients (streets) into leaner, more productive members of society.» —by Dan Burden, Peter Lagerwey Road Diets: Fixing...