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"I made a straightforward proposal, Moira, and all I ask is a linear response."
Tags:proposal, proposals, business jargon, jargon, lingo, straightforward, linear, linear response, linear responses, business proposal, business proposals, marriage proposal, marriage proposals, businessman, businessmen, antisocial, bottom line, to the point, unromantic, romance, romantic, personality, personalities, type a, personality type, personality types
"Audit him - but make it look like an accident."
Tags:mob, mobs, mobster, mobsters, mob boss, mob bosses, mafia, mafia boss, mafioso, organised, organized, organised crime, organized crime, crime, criminal, criminals, robbed, rob, robbery, robbers, daylight robbery, tax, taxes, audit, auditing, audits, hitman, lingo, jargon, play on words, word play, word-play, threat, nightmare, fear, money, accounts, accounting
"Are you saying we're about to add a little peripheral to our systems?"
Tags:technology, computer, computers, computer system, computer systems, computer engineer, computer engineers, techie, techies, technician, technicians, it, i.t., information technology, peripheral, peripherals, family, families, starting a family, pregnancy, pregnant, announcement, announcements, announcing, bun in the oven, mom-to-be, mum-to-be, dad-to-be, father-to-be, mother-to-be, parent-to-be, parents-to-be, lingo, jargon, metaphor, metaphors
"We have only jobs here, Mr. Sanderson, not 'gigs.' "
Tags:gig, gigs, personnel, personnel department, hiring, hiring officer, hiring officers, job, jobs, interview, interviews, job interview, job interviews, demand, demands, demanding, temp, temps, class divide, class division, class divisions, for hire, contractor, contractors, contracting, contract work, musician, musicians, lingo, jargon
Tags:old west, wild west, western, westerns, mid-west, midwest, cowboy, cowboys, animal, animals, cow, cows, cattle, horse, horses, livestock, cattle drive, cattle drives, herding cattle, ranch, ranches, rancher, ranchers, ranger, rangers, yippee, yahoo, shouting, newb, newbs, newbie, newbies, new guy, new guys, newcomer, newcomers, fitting in, jargon, lingo, slang
"I lost the spelling bee on the word 'gangsta.' "
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, education, school, schools, schooling, student, students, spelling bee, spelling bees, spelling, spelling competition, spelling competitions, spelling contest, spelling contests, lost, language, languages, english, slang, modern spelling, modern spellings, jargon, lingo, casual speech, gangsta, improper spelling, modern life, modern education, word, words, modern words, modern language
'Sorry, but this report is simply unacceptable. Way too much mumbo... not nearly enough jumbo.'
'Know what I'm saying?' - Closed-captioned for Canadians.
"Stick to the specials and no one gets hurt."
Tags:mob, mobs, mobster, mobsters, mafia, mafias, mafioso, russian mob, russian mafia, wolves, wolf, crime, crimes, criminal, criminals, law, laws, organised crime, organised crimes, cronies, goon, goons, henchmen, henchman, thug, thugs, whack, whacked, lingo, slang, eating out, eat, fine dining, dining, restaurants, specials, specials menu, dinner, diner, dine, waiter, waiters, catering, service, service industry, catering industry, wait staff, order, orders, may i take your order, take your order, memory, remember
"This is the hole that separates the women from the girls."
Tags:word play, word-play, play on words, lingo, slang, jargon, jargons, golf, golfing, masculine, masculinity, golf course, hole, holes, tee, tees, bunker, bunkers, water, water hazard, reverse, reversed, reversal, reversals, inverted, invert, subvert, subverted, subverting, subverts, leisure, women, woman, girl, girlgang, girl gang
'Were there any new buzzwords created while I was out to lunch.'
"Really, I feel fine. I just want to pick up some psycho-babble."
Tags:jargon, buzzword, buzzwords, psychobabble, lingo, therapist, therapists, therapy, mental health, anxiety, anxieties, stress, stressed, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, counseling
"Hi. We're grass-roots ad-hoc committee to save your marriage. May we come in?"
Tags:marriage, married, married life, trouble, troubles, problem, problems, relationship, strain, strained, overwork, overworked, jargon, lingo, business jargon, businessman, businessmen, business man, business men, habit, habits, committee, committees, advice, marriage counselling, counselling, counsellor, counsellors, by committee, decisions, decide, corporate, corporate chain, chain of action, chain of command, decision making, choice, choices, making choices, responsibility, responsibilities
"I feel like pushing the envelope this morning, honey, starting with a little grape jelly for that bran muffin."
Tags:jargon, jargons, office jargon, businessjargon, slang, slangs, lingo, cliche, cliches, clichés, cliché, dining, fine dining, breakfast, breakfast food, breakfasts, marriage, married, married life, husbands, husband, husbands and wives, wife, wives, jelly, modern life, suburban, suburban life, suburbia, modernity, foodie, foodies, treat, treat yourself, treat yoself, treats, treating
"That was my horse. He's in a whole passel of trouble, and I gotta go."
Tags:date, dates, dating, one night, one night stand, ons, no strings attached, passel, lingo, language, dialect, slang, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, horseback, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, modern, modern life, modernity, yehaw, cowboy hat, hat, 10 gallon hat, ten gallon hat, priorities
"I spy with my little eye something black and dark."
Tags:mob, mobs, mobster, mobsters, mafia, mafias, mafioso, russian mob, russian mafia, wolves, wolf, crime, crimes, criminal, criminals, law, laws, organised crime, organised crimes, cronies, goon, goons, henchmen, henchman, thug, thugs, whack, whacked, lingo, slang, kidnapped, kidnap, kidnapper, blindfold, blindfolded, i spy, car, cars, road trip, road trips, car games, game, games, are we there yet
"You'll have to forgive Roland. He still uses 'stomach' and 'abdominals' interchangeably."
Tags:ab, abs, abdominal, abdominals, exercise, exercising, exercises, gym, gyms, gym goer, gym-goer, gym rat, gym rats, gym bunny, cardio bunny, fit, fitter, fitness, strength, strong, stroner, working out, work out, work outs, work-out, routine, jacked, jacked up, stacked, shredded, ripped, lingo, slang, stomach, word play, word-play, play on words, muscle, muscles, bodybuilder, body-builder, bodybuilders, body-builders, clique, cliques, social, social cue, social cues, social norm, social norms
'Ladies and gentlemen, we are the best team money can buy. Now LET'S PLAY BALL!'
"Don't worry, boss—we whacked your skis."
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"You dropped the ball. You must have known there would be consequences."
"Who knows the words to the theme song of the United States?"
Tags:american, america, usa, united states, american flag, patriotism, stage, staged, stages, region, regions, regional, patriot, patriotic, over the top, overdone, ott, nation, nationalism, national anthem, anthem, elementary, kid, kids, child, childhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, childish, kindergarten, grade, preschool, pre-school, educating, education, teacher, teachers, theme, theme song, theme music, lingo, language, word, word play, word-play, play on words, slang, jargon
'I could knock off the legal jargon, but then I'd have nothing to say.'
"Intraday I was really drunk."
"I've grown numb to exclamation points."
Tags:punctuation, punctuate, punctuating, punctuated, exclamation, exclamation point, exclamation points, exclamation mark, exclamation marks, numb, numbed, numbness, numbing, internet, www, website, websites, grammar nazi, grammar nazis, grammar, grammar police, online, leet speak, lingo, jargon, culture, internet culture, pop culture, overuse, overused, over use, over used, social media, social, marriage, married life, modern, modern life, modern world, geek, geeks, geeky