"There is a device <centaurs> use <to wipe themselves in the bathroom>, it's called an aubesian - it's a stainless steel telescoping rod, with gripper claws, and a sort of toggle line that allows you to move the paper back and forth." --Saturday Night Live, "Centaur Job Interview," 5/19/01
Cheiron, do you want to go with me to Aubesians & Such? There's one on 57th Street.
When a homosexual or bisexual person alters the appearance of his or her domecile in order to hide from view any objects that could be construed as "gay." This is done in anticipation of the arrival of guests who are unaware of or uncomfortable with the individual's sexual orientation.
Oh, man, I need to straighten up before my parents get here. Jim, can you hold onto my gay porn until they leave?
To "be Tamyra'ed" means to be overlooked in a voting process, especially on American Idol, due to a perception of "not needing the help." In the first season of American Idol, many viewers now feel that Tamyra Gray failed to get her fair share of votes, because people thought she was so good that she would surely get a lot of votes and therefore they should instead vote for their second or third favorite singers who might have been in danger of being sent home.
If Fantasia is your favorite singer this season, why aren't you voting for her tonight, after her best performance to date? If everyone thinks the same way you do, she'll be Tamyra'ed for sure!
A "show romance," that is, a romance that develops between reality show contestants or participants, especially one that ends as soon as the show is over. Often entered into primarily as a ploy to gain more camera time. The term was popularized by Kristen, of E!'s "Watch with Kristen."
I thought Nick and Amy shared a real romance on The Apprentice, but their immediate breakup proves that it was just a showmance.