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Utah claw

Utah claw  n.— «Actually, it was a “Utah Claw” that led to Roy Horn’s injury. According to the owner of the Mirage, the tiger became distracted by a woman with big hair in the front row. (I can sympathize; I also can’t help but...

Utah claw

Utah claw  n.— «“She had the Utah claw,” Mr. Simington explained, describing bangs that shot up toward the heavens.» —“A Night Out With Tiffani Thiessen” by Jesse McKinley New York Times Mar. 2, 2003...

chingaso

chingaso  n.— «Mr. Gasia, a busboy who works in Spanish Harlem, spoke last week through a friend and interpreter. His style “comes from people of color but with a Latino twist,” he said. The idea is to look, he said...

shack

shack  n.— «The operative on the ground radioed confirmation: “That’s a shack,” slang for a direct hit.» —“Over Afghanistan, Gantlets in the Sky” by Steve Vogel in Aboard The USS Carl Vinson Washington...

bajadero

bajadero  n.— «Since the black market abhors a vacuum, it was perhaps inevitable that the border would see the rise of the bajadero—loosely translated, a chicken-stealing member of the underworld, who makes money kidnapping illegal...

GP

GP
 n.— «GP—Game plan: “So what is the GP, RA?” Seth asking Ryan Attwood what their plan is.» —“Guide to OC vocabulary” Telegraph (U.K.) Oct. 16, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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