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red herring

noun

  • an argument used to distract someone from the real issue
    Some people say that using ethanol as a fuel is just a red herring distracting people from the real issues of oil dependency and that what we really need is a complete replacement for fossil based fuels.

    Last edited on Dec 16 2010. Submitted by Storm R. from Northern, San Diego, CA, USA on Aug 09 2008.

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red-hot

adjective

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red-light district

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red light on the porch

  • When a woman is on her period.

    My ol' lady wanted to have sex however, she informed me that she was "on her period". I replied "when the red light's on the porch, I'll use the back door".

    Last edited on Apr 02 2011. Submitted by CroMag from Huntington Beach, CA, USA on Apr 02 2011.

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  • When a woman is on her period.

    My ol' lady wanted to have sex however, she informed me that she was "on her period". I replied "when the red light's on the porch, I'll use the back door".

    Last edited on Apr 02 2011. Submitted by CroMag from Huntington Beach, CA, USA on Apr 02 2011.

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redneck chic

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redonculous

  • Descriptive adjective that is not just beyond ridiculous (where the word finds its roots) but also beyond belief. This word can also be used to describe behavior or a stage of drunkenness.
    I got so redonculous last night.
    That's redonculous!

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Anika W. from Potsdam, NY, USA on Dec 11 2001.

  • beyond ridiculous

    Last edited on Oct 23 2003. Submitted by Oscar D. from Bedford, Massachusetts, USA on Oct 23 2003.

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