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woobie

woobie  n.— «In the same way that each member of the family chose something that represented them, and placed it in Chip’s casket. Adam and Holly and their children chose Connor’s pacifier and Janie’s “woobie.”» —“Myers’...

Yorkal

Yorkal  n.— «York students created a new word for pencil, revealed at Friday’s assembly: Yorkal.» —“In Our Schools: Master one language, invent another” by Howard Buck The Columbian (Clark County,  Wash...

frindle

frindle  n.— «The award-winning book’s star, in defiance of his dictionary-worshipping teacher, invents and spreads his own word for the common pen: Frindle.» —“In Our Schools: Master one language, invent another” by Howard...

matchbook college

matchbook college  n.— «The school, because it was a private venture and not affiliated with any established universities, was criticized by academics as a “diploma mill” and a “matchbook college.”» —“PETA...

matchbook college

matchbook college  n.— «Also Zeman is the new Sally Struthers for a “matchbook college,” so we know that school is for FULL FIGURED women.» —“Re: GH: Bobbie’s (Jackie’s) Acting” by dz895@cleveland.Freenet.Edu...

matchbook college

matchbook college n. a (real or figurative) school of higher learning with low academic standards. Also matchbook university. Etymological Note: From the supposed tendency of such a school to advertise on matchbook covers. Sometimes capitalized as...