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speak the language

verb

  • to be able to use the terminology used in a particular line of work, field of business, field of study, etc.
    I really think you're capable of moving into front-end development. But to do well in interviews, you need to know how to speak the language.

    Last edited on Sep 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 16 2011.

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speak the same language

verb

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special

adjective

  • retarded, or simply unintelligent.
    We all know you're special, Danny.

    Last edited on Nov 19 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 19 2010.

noun

  • a person with developmental disabilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                               

    Citation from "Episode 1", Misfits (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2009) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 13 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jan 13 2012.

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special-case

verb - transitive

  • in computing, to solve a problem or a bug by detecting for and addressing the specific circumstances that lead to it, rather than writing a more general solution.
    We're so close to shipping the software that I'm going to have to special-case this bug.

    Last edited on Nov 15 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 15 2011.

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special sauce

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specialton

noun

  • a "special" (i.e. retarded) person.
    I work with a bunch specialtons in the office.

    Last edited on Nov 22 2010. Submitted by shorewalker from Great Lakes Airport, Sagola, MI 49881, USA on Nov 18 2010.

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specimen

  • a guy who looks good.
    What a specimen!

    Last edited on Jun 27 1998. Submitted by Anonymous on Jun 27 1998.

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