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intertubes

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intertwingled

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intestinal fortitude

noun - uncountable

  • courage, bravado; "guts".
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    Citation from "Question: Is it a good time to start a business?", Jewish Journal, Noah Alper, October 26 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 14 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 28 2009.

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in the background

adverb

  • of an ongoing task, performed slowly over time, when nothing is claiming one's immediate attention.
    I'm working on the graph-printing problem in the background.

    Last edited on Nov 12 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • of ongoing thought work, being solved slowly over time by a person's unconscious.
    Yeah, boss, I'm working on that in the background.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • Note that this implies ongoing activity but at a reduced level or in spare time, in contrast to mainstream "back burner" (which connotes benign neglect until some future resumption of activity).

    Last edited on Aug 14 2009. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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in the bag

adjective

  • depressed, unhappy. The term was used in Synanon, a drug rehab community in California. Also in (one's) bag.
    She's in the bag again.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Jan 13 2012. Submitted by Mike B. from Oregon, USA on Jan 05 2000.

  • a sure thing.
    My promotion is in the bag.
                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Running Mates", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 10 (2000) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

interjection

  • a greeting.
    So what's in the bag?
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Michelle from CA, USA on Mar 22 1998.

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in the blink of an eye

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in the buck

adjective

  • of a person, in a particular sexual position.
    I had chick in the buck last night.

    Last edited on Jul 08 2011. Submitted by M. Dollaz from Palatka, FL, USA on May 20 2010.

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in the buff

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