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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 November 10, 2011

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Adam and Eve

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fringe

  • Bangs, the hair that hangs over your forehead
    She needs a fringe to cover up her massive forehead.

    Last edited on Dec 14 2007. Submitted by N S. from Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK on Dec 14 2007.

  • rhyming slang for minge. Also used to call a person a cunt. Used in East end London and perhaps Glasgow.

    Last edited on Apr 13 2013. Submitted by the bloke in the funny hat from Bristol, City of Bristol, UK on Nov 10 2011.

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grep

verb - ambitransitive

  • in a non-computing context, to search.
    Could you grep the menu for something vegan while I go to the bathroom?
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on May 01 2013. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • in a computing context, to search "manually" - i.e. by looking rather than using a computer program specifically intended for searching.
    I like GUIs because I can grep them visually for what I'm looking for.

    Last edited on Nov 10 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 10 2011.

origin

  • From the name of a Unix utility used to scan files in search of particular content. ("Grep" itself means "global regular expression print".)

    Last edited on May 01 2013. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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Jack and Jill

noun

  • Cockney rhyming slang for "till" (i.e. cash register.)

    Last edited on Jul 22 2012. Submitted by the bloke in the funny hat from Bristol, City of Bristol, UK on Nov 10 2011.

  • an engagement party in which both the bride and groom attend. Usually held at night with party games and alcohol, all in order to raise money for the couple.

    "Are you going to Steve and Amy's Jack and Jill Saturday night? It's gonna be one hell of a party!"

    Last edited on Jul 22 2012. Submitted by CanadianChick from Toronto, ON, Canada on Mar 16 2012.

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Lady Godiva

  • Cockney Rhyming slang for a ''fiver''. A five pound note. Often shortened to just ''Godiva''.

    Last edited on Mar 01 2013. Submitted by the bloke in the funny hat from Bristol, City of Bristol, UK on Nov 10 2011.

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