Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Dictionary Highlights: Day 26

...tired and low on supplies. Marching forward and still on schedule...it's a long trail, but morale is still high.

blad - a flier or other promotional material distributed by a company to sell a product.

I've got good news and I've got blad news

bleeding heart -
1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Dicentra, of the fumitory family, esp. D. spectabilis, a common garden plant having long, one-sided clusters of rose or red heart-shaped flowers.
2. a person who makes an ostentatious or excessive display of pity or concern for others

blepharoplasty - plastic surgery of the eyelid, used to remove epicanthic folds, sagging tissue, or wrinkles around the eyes or to repair injury to the eyelid.

I definitely intend to get this for my 40th birthday, so I can still hit on 18 year old chicks.

blindsight - the ability of a blind person to sense accurately a light source or other visual stimulus even though unable to see it consciously.

blockbusting - the profiteering practice by unscrupulous real-estate agents or speculators of reselling or renting homes that they obtain by inducing panic selling at prices below value, esp. by exploiting racial prejudices.

How do you think Blockbuster did so well? Coincidence? Or conspiracy...

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