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follow-on

follow-on  n.— «Me-too drugs, known in industry parlance as “follow-ons,” are pills that are similar to drugs already on the market and which treat the same disease.» —“‘Me-too’ prescription drugs win support in Tufts...

rake

rake v. in baseball, to hit well. Editorial Note: Probably related to to rake ‘to sweep or traverse with shot’ and influenced by to rake ‘to win at gambling’ and rake ‘money earned from gambling.’ (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

FLOHPA

FLOHPA  n.— «If Kerry wins Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania—the battleground trifecta being referred to as “FLOHPA”—Bush would need to hold all of his red states and win two Democratic-leaning states.» —“Eight states too...

bonk

bonk  n.— «A simple anecdote was told about how one of the city’s firefighters was concerned that the “NC bonk”—a feature designed to alert him when the radio was out of signal range—had not activated recently and thus was...

gray vote

gray vote  n.— «Latham also promised to ramp up spending on Australia’s aged, in a bid to win back the so-called “gray vote.”» —“Australia Labor Leader Chides US On Iraq” by Rebecca Thurlow in Brisbane...

fu

fu  suffix— «She didn’t win, but it was pretty clear she was there not to demonstrate her superior cooking fu but to spread the word of Thai food to Japan.» —by Trip Trip’s Brain-Sucking Web Site Jan. 26, 2002. (source:...