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B-scan

B-scan  n.— «With New York psychologist Dr Paul Babiak, Prof Hare has developed a new 107-point questionnaire to identify which desks those smooth-talking “snakes in suits” might be hiding behind. The “B-Scan,”...

blak

blak  n.— «Early in her career, she coined the term “Blak”—now widely used by Aboriginal artists making a political point in their work.» —“‘Blak’ dolls play with stereotypes” by Rosalie Higson The...

menstrosity

menstrosity  n.— «You know how women get menstrual. Well I was thinking of a word that can work on men most of all, as well as women.When someone get’s really pissed off say this. Are you having a menstrosity. There ya go. Word of the day...

mini-job

mini-job  n.— «Then there’s the prospect of a “mini-job,” also known as a one euro job. As of January 1, the long-term unemployed will begin to be offered work of up to 30 hours a week carrying out some sort of socially...

monkey board

monkey board n. a small or narrow elevated platform on which a person stands (to operate a vehicle or machinery, or to perform other work). Editorial Note: While early in its history monkey board referred to a conductor’s place on wheeled vehicles...

fifth stroke

fifth stroke  n.— «“It helps when you have a good dolphin kick. It’s called undulation. It means you have good wave motion.” That wave motion has carried Kelly to the top of the state leaderboard in just about every stroke. “If...