boulderdash n: a road game played by California drivers during the wet season <Penelope called her friend to tell her about the ~ that was already underway along Pacific Coast Highway.> -more-





dialated adj: tired of using a phone <After spending all day on the cellphone, Michelle the production manager was completely ~.>

dislocated family n: when a family gets spread out like a shotgun blast <The McDaniels used to be a tight family where generations grew up in the same town; but now they're a ~.>

egodema n: an acute swelling or inflammation of the ego <After seeing his name up on the big screen, the young producer's ~ got out of control.>

electoral collagen n: electors injected into the political process to give the impression of real choice (over time the impression dissipates). <After a strong showing during presidential elections, members of the ~ virtually vanish from society.>

employectomy n: the cutting out of employees <With Wal-Mart coming to town, a thorough ~ was a sure thing at the local electronics store.>

ethnic bleaching n: 1. the erosion of ethnicity through natural or unnatural means. 2. gentrification. <As Floyd pondered the mugshot of Michael Jackson, he was sure Jackson had conducted ~.>

extrasensory perspiration n: having a hunch on a very hot day <I just felt that it was my destiny to drive out to Northridge today — truly a case of ~.>

extreme junction n: a very crowded intersection <At the on-ramp to I-405, Floyd and his carpool practiced ~ daily.>

fatally wounded adj: dead <As Billy rose out of his body, he sure felt dead — but then he heard a cop declaring him ~ . He was so annoyed that he fell back to life.>

filmoscopy n: the process of examining a film <After the unenthusiastic dailies, the editor and the director hid themselves away, evidently performing a ~.>

fire wall n: what Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties are to Los Angeles. <Orange County may be a powerful county, but its true strength lies in its function as a ~.>

follicle retentive n: a person who goes to extreme lengths to prevent hair loss <Stan once took a glue gun to his head in a classic — and ineffective — display of ~ behavior.>

freeway sclerosis n: hardening of the transportation arteries <Tim was cruising along nicely, but when he turned the corner he saw before him a bad case of ~.>












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