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Simon

adverb

noun

  • the "tortured artist" half of a pair of people. Origin: refers to folk-rock 1960s duo Simon and Garfunkel. Paul Simon wrote the songs and played guitar, but he was the less outgoing/talkative one. See also Garfunkel.
    He's the Simon in that relationship.

    Last edited on Apr 02 2013. Submitted by Emily M. from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA on Jan 13 1998.

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simp

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simpatico

  • of two or more people, to be friendly with each other.

    Last edited on Sep 14 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 14 2009.

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sin bin

  • Confessional (where you kneel and tell the priest/reverend your sins.)

    Last edited on Oct 19 2005. Submitted by Jane M. from Camberley, Surrey, UK on Oct 19 2005.

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single

adjective

  • When a married couple's children are out of town visiting Grandma for a couple of weeks, allowing parents to go out and party.
    We're single this week because our kids are at Grandma's. Let's go out.

    Last edited on Aug 17 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 06 2010.

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single-serving friend

  • a person with whom one shares a temporary friendship, in a setting where everything is provided in single-serving form. From the book / film Fight Club.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from Fight club blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    (ed. need to confirm whether this quote appears in the movie, book, or both.)

    Last edited on Nov 04 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 04 2009.

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sing like a canary

verb

  • to provide the police with information that may incriminate another party.

    Last edited on Dec 16 2011. Submitted by spacey vancouver bc on Dec 16 2011.

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