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Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
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upper hand, the

noun

  • the advantage in a situation.
                                              

                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "I Am the Walrus", American Dad! (TV), Season 6 Episode 13 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 28 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 28 2011.

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uppity

  • arrogant.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

  • attempting to live above one's social status. condescending.

    Last edited on Dec 27 2009. Submitted by Anonymous from Hockley, TX 77447, USA on Dec 27 2009.

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upsell

noun

  • something sold to a customer that they hadn't originally planned to buy.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

verb

  • to sell something additional that a customer hadn't originally planned to buy.

    Last edited on Oct 03 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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up shit creek

adjective

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up shit creek without a paddle

adverb

  • in trouble.

    Last edited on Feb 19 2018. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 05 2003.

  • having suddenly realized that one is in a dangerously untenable, probably unrecoverable, situation: "screwed"; "fucked". The term carries an implication of finality.
    Looks like my off-the-wall strategy has me up shit creek without a paddle. I'm screwed!

    Last edited on Feb 19 2018. Submitted by Bill V. from Modesto, CA, USA on Feb 19 2018.

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upskill

verb - transitive

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upstairs

noun - uncountable

  • in the head, brain.
    He doesn't have a lot going on upstairs.

    Last edited on Oct 19 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

  • a metaphorical (or often actual) place where higher management works.
    I'm going to have to run this upstairs before we can sign the deal.

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

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up sticks

verb - intransitive

  • to minimize or eliminate connections with one's current location of residence.
                                                                                                                                                  

    Citation from "The virtual curmudgeon", The Economist, Sep 2 2010 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 05 2010.

  • to decamp.

    Last edited on Jul 21 2012. Submitted by Simon Barrett from London, Greater London, UK on Mar 06 2012.

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