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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.
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.
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Definition of a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

interjection

  • something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'a':

Definitions include: amphetamine.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: excessive.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: In the West/Central Canadian accent, "about" is pronounced somewhere between "aboot" and "a boat".
Definitions include: a little crazy
Definitions include: an unspecified small number.
Definitions include: to play around.
Definitions include: very common.
Definitions include: a mythical creature who is extremely happy or fortunate.
Definitions include: a non-specified price.
Definitions include: a non-specified price.
Definitions include: to collide with a tree.
Definitions include: an ugly face.
Definitions include: a few drinks of alcohol.

Other terms relating to 'bird':

Definitions include: "A person who I will not disclose told me..."
Definitions include: "A person who I will not disclose told me..."
Definitions include: a female.
Definitions include: an unintelligent person.
Definitions include: unintelligent.
Definitions include: sex and sexuality.
Definitions include: sex and sexuality.
Definitions include: a person who wakes up early in the day.
Definitions include: when eating, to often eat a little.
Definitions include: the act of vomiting.
Definitions include: to raise the middle finger towards a person, as an offensive gesture.
Definitions include: worthless or displeasing.
Definitions include: a police helicopter using a spotlight.
Definitions include: a police or black helicopter that flies around with spotlight on.

Other terms relating to 'bush':

Definitions include: natural, untrimmed pubic hair ("bush"), especially on a female.
Definitions include: to delay in getting to the point.
Definitions include: one's pubic hair.
Definitions include: tired.
Definitions include: bad or inferior.
Definitions include: natural, untrimmed pubic hair, especially on a female.
Definitions include: natural, untrimmed pubic hair ("bush"), especially on a female.
Definitions include: unkempt pubic hair ("bush") on a female, during the non-bikini season.

Other terms relating to 'hand':

Definitions include: to do something bad to someone that takes care of one.
Definitions include: to be severely defeated.
Definitions include: to have in one's possession.
Definitions include: get caught doing something one shouldn't
Definitions include: to applaud.
Definitions include: to fist fight someone.
Definitions include: a powerful handgun.
Definitions include: American football.
Definitions include: closely, as in a close friendship or a close working relationship.
Definitions include: to give a person credit for an achievement.
Definitions include: See handjob.
Definitions include: items - usually clothing - worn by an older relative (especially sibling) and then "handed down"
Definitions include: in great amounts.
Definitions include: used when comparing things and something is the clear-cut winner.
Definitions include: prone to inappropriate touching with one's hands.

Other terms relating to 'in':

Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: involving everyone or everything.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: no chance.
Definitions include: something easy.
Definitions include: at some time before the present.
Definitions include: having resumed an activity that one had previously stopped performing.
Definitions include: included.
Definitions include: clitoris.
Definitions include: to intrude.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: To beat someone up, inflict head injury
Definitions include: visible mucus in one's nostrils.
Definitions include: acronym for "be back in a bit", i.e. "I will return in a short amount of time."
Definitions include: never.

Other terms relating to 'is':

Definitions include: what was previously expected to happen may not.
Definitions include: a declaration of victory or superiority.
Definitions include: Can be said when impatiently waiting for someone to follow you. Double meaning of coming and orgasm.
Definitions include: the bathroom.
Definitions include: "alright".
Definitions include: family relations are more important than other relationships.
Definitions include: the current situation is about to get out of control.
Definitions include: interjection used to announce one's arrival.
Definitions include: before you were even born.
Definitions include: acronym for "for what it's worth".
Definitions include: acronym for "Google is your friend".
Definitions include: "Go home, you're drunk," as a drunk person might say it.
Definitions include: home is where the horror is
Definitions include: "How are you doing?"
Definitions include: acronym for "I am a lawyer".

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: Someone being butthurt over having something, they do to others regularly, done to the them
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: lots of.

Other terms relating to 'two':

Definitions include: an unattractive female met while drinking alcohol at a bar, and then taken back to one's residence to spend the night.
Definitions include: "to".
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: Slang for adding your opinion of something or someone without being asked for your opinion.
Definitions include: a mythical creature who is extremely happy or fortunate.
Definitions include: diarrhea.
Definitions include: suffering a bout of diarrhea so chronic that you only manage a scream and 2 steps before it starts to run down your leg.
Definitions include: penis and testicles.
Definitions include: to care.
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: an extremely well-behaved person.
Definitions include: Very hot outside.
Definitions include: "Both people involved in a bad situation are to be blamed."
Definitions include: happy, as a dog would be if it found it had an extra penis.

Other terms relating to 'worth':

Definitions include: acronym for "for what it's worth".
Definitions include: "is the outcome worth the effort?"
Definitions include: having worth, or any contribution to society.
Definitions include: very worthless.
Definitions include: misspelling of worthless as tits on a boar hog.
Definitions include: to be worth of one's salary.
Definitions include: to be extremely valuable.

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