Monday, January 16, 2012

Word of the Day

jargon •\ˈjär-gən, -ˌgän\• noun

1. specialized technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject

2. a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

Covering a professional sports labor battle can be a thankless task. No one wants to hear about millionaire athletes and billionaire owners fighting over $4 billion dollars, especially in a depressed economy. The average fan wants to know only three things:
Is the settlement over?
Who won?
How does it affect my team?
The rest is just posturing and mind-numbing jargon: escrow tax, BRI, repeater tax, the cliff, nontaxpayer midlevel exception.



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(adj): Sacred, divine, blessed.

Holiday: a holy or festive day; a day off, vacation (also sacred)

Expressions: Holy Cow! Literally true in India.

Ex: Holly Mackerel! Delicious, healthy and full of mercury.

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