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John Q. Public

  • a stand-in name used to represent the everyman.
                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Citation from "Complaints continue about behavior in local park", WestSideConnect.com, Dean Harris, July 31, 2009 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 07 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 30 2009.

  • The name of a character in Vaughn Shoemaker's editorial cartoons in the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Tribune. A stand-in name for cranky, self-righteous, angry and reactive white middle-class voters.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2010. Submitted by Anonymous from Worcester, MA, USA on Jan 10 2010.

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knock out of the park

verb

  • to do a stellar job. Term is from baseball.
    You really knocked that presentation out of the park.
    When she speaks on the level of her audience, she knocks it out of the park.
    We knocked this launch out of the park.
    Make sure to knock your responsibilities out of the park.

    Last edited on May 12 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 30 2009.

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orly

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Ponzi scheme

  • an investment scam in which initial "investors" are paid off with money from subsequent "investors."

    Last edited on Jul 30 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 30 2009.

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