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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.
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.

Definition of pull a ghost

pull a ghost

verb

  • To leave suddenly without telling anyone or being seen.
    Where did Scott go? He pulled a ghost.

    Last edited on Nov 15 1999. Submitted by Nick A. from CA, USA on Nov 15 1999.

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Other terms relating to 'to go, leave, exit':

Definitions include: soda; soft drink.
Definitions include: noun. Used to describe person (male or female) with no ambition, usually found in the school smoking court.
Definitions include: to bring out.
Definitions include: to leave quickly.
Definitions include: to abandon.
Definitions include: to leave for now.
Definitions include: go away.
Definitions include: to step away from a person.
Definitions include: to disagree with someone; "that is nonsense".
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to accelerate quickly in an automobile, such that the tires don't get traction with the ground and spin freely.
Definitions include: literally, to step away.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: To exit somewhere quickly.

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Other terms relating to 'a':

Definitions include: amphetamine.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
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.

Other terms relating to 'ghost':

Definitions include: run fast
Definitions include: leaving.
Definitions include: a male orgasm during which no semen is ejaculated.
Definitions include: to dance alongside and/or on a motor vehicle while the motor vehicle is still driving forward.
Definitions include: a place with very few people.
Definitions include: to die.

Other terms relating to 'pull':

Definitions include: to attempt to attract a person for sexual purposes.
Definitions include: a scrap yard where you pick the best parts you can't find anywhere else off the scraps car of your choice, pull (disconnect) the used parts yourself.
Definitions include: To buy liquor, porn, or cigarettes for somebody under the age of 18.
Definitions include: to make a mistake.
Definitions include: Borrow as much money as possible and max out all credit cards and then file for bankruptcy.
Definitions include: to spin a circle in a car.
Definitions include: to make a sexually inappropriate gesture or statement.
Definitions include: rappers that only have the ability to rhyme using single-syllable words.
Definitions include: to try to deceive or fool someone in a quick yet daring or slick manner.
Definitions include: see pull strings.
Definitions include: to disappear.
Definitions include: being slutty and doing something with a taken man.
Definitions include: to do something reminiscent of a sports team from Texas A&M in College Station.
Definitions include: See all-nighter.
Definitions include: to fake something to escape a situation.

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