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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. This will culminate in my release of an MBOX file including full headers. More here. 2021-03-21: Screw it. MBOX file here.
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.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Details of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret start Monday August 17. More here.
Google has been lying about the penalty against this site for years. My conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty starts dropping August 17. More here.

Browsing page 1 of new words for May 22, 2009

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ankle

noun

  • a person who deserves a label even worse than "cunt". From an anatomical description of a human: "An ankle is two feet beneath a cunt."
    Quit being such an ankle.

    Last edited on Jan 02 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 02 2011.

verb - intransitive

  • to leave.
    An irate Kate Winslet ankled the set of Titanic today and swore she'd never be back.

    Last edited on Apr 04 2011. Submitted by Mark from Los Angeles, CA, USA on May 22 2009.

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astroturf

verb - ambitransitive

  • to join an online discussion and pretend to be an independent member of the community. In reality, the "astroturfer" is a a surrogate for some stakeholder - company, political faction, individual, etc. - who has something to gain or lose.
    I used to read that forum all the time, but it got taken over by astroturfing corporate shills.
    User BigUp doesn't contribute anything useful - he just astroturfs.

    Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Jim K. on May 22 2009.

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  • The term "astroturf" is a play on "grassroots". "Grassroot movements" arise organically through the people. "Astroturfing", then, is artificial grassroots.

    Last edited on Apr 19 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 11 2010.

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