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God breeze

God breeze n. a commonplace epiphany or revelation (attributed to divine influence). Editorial Note: A similar word is theopneusty, meaning “divine inspiration” and coming from the Greek word for “God” and “breathe...

multihyphenate

multihyphenate  n.— «The brilliance of Asia’s foremost multitasking multihyphenates (actor-writer, director-producer, etc.)…is easily reduced to reductive caricature in the process of “translation.”» —by Tasha G...

i18n

i18n n. internationalization. Editorial Note: This term is usually used in the localization of software, in which all text is translated into other foreign languages. It is sometimes written as il8n, where the second letter is a lower-case L, rather...

sticky rice

sticky rice  n.— «The young Office Ladies found the city’s gay men so cute, they latched on to their club scene. But now the ‘sticky rice girls’ have come unstuck.…A new phenomenon emerged: the okoge. The closest English translation...

okoge

okoge  n.— «The young Office Ladies found the city’s gay men so cute, they latched on to their club scene. But now the ‘sticky rice girls’ have come unstuck.…A new phenomenon emerged: the okoge. The closest English translation is...

chocolate leg

chocolate leg  n.— «“There’s even something like a ‘dominant leg’! You automatically try to take off from that one if attempting to jump. Try. You’d be amazed. There’s a phrase for that in German: ‘Schokoladenbein.’” “Chocolate...