Observing trains and logging the numbers. Generally involves standing around in bad weather, watching the tracks. A British hobby.
Oi! Me and Tommy are going to head down to the station and do a bit of trainspotting! It looks a bit rainy, so bring an anorak!
A garmet, that is usually very clean, that is worn by some people because their religion and/or culture requires it. Turbans are made from long strips of cloth (up to 30ft) and wrapped around the head. The method of wrapping can tell an observer a lot about the wearer's background.
Turbans are pretty decent things to wear. Not at all dirty or bad. I should say the people who don't like them are incestuous pricks, or otherwise asshats.
Los Angeles Internation Airport. One of the main airports in LA. Called LAX so it can be fit on the plane arrival/departure screens.
Our flight to Phoenix has an hour delay at LAX.
Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
You went to CMU? Where's that?
To react without thinking. To form an opinion without paying attention.
When he said he was a Republican, the college student's kneejerk reaction was to boo him.
Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia
In English, "The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia"
A militant Communist group located in Columbia.
Rebels from FARC Suspected in yet another kidnapping and gruesome murder.
A pretensious filler word.
He was simply marvelous.