119 definitions by Guido1

Originally dating back to the Vietnam War. When one's rotation date (leave the country) was near, one lost focus on still being a soldier, and became a liability instead of an asset. Also, the period of time at the end of the 12th grade, when one has already been accepted into a college or the military, and is just waiting for the Senior Prom and Graduation ceremonies.
by Guido1 March 10, 2010
Thomas I. White of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles :

"Like humans, dolphins appear to be self-conscious, unique individuals with distinctive personalities, memories and a sense of self, who are vulnerable to a wide range of physical and emotional pain and harm, and who have the power to reflect upon and choose their actions."
To truly be at the "top" of the animal kingdom; then surely it is incumbent upon us to recognize non-human persons.
by Guido1 February 24, 2010
A person who cannot function without an electronic gadget, as a smart phone, netbook, iPad. or some other eDevice,
Tell me if you can find any middle or high schooler that is not a gadget-holic.
by Guido1 February 05, 2010
To gloat at another's worst luck: malicious and even sadistic pleasure in some other person's horrible misfortune.
German and American car companies have given new meaning to schadenfreudeing, over Toyota's miscalulation.
by Guido1 February 04, 2010
Windfall money garnered from participating in the Clunkers for Cash Program.
Honey, I think that I will take our clunker savings, and build a man cave so I can stay out of your hair when your mom comes over, ok, honey dearest?
by Guido1 August 23, 2009
One of President Barack Obama's favorite phrases. He uses it to indicate that people should be careful not to classify all events or circumstances under the color of prejudice.
We should not paint things with the same broad brush.
by Guido1 February 11, 2009
Informal inflation index "voted upon" by "short" and "long" day-traders in global market. Roughly a measure of inflationary forces vs deflationary monetary assets. Some of the obvious indicators are called the Dow, Nasdaq, and the Standard and Poors. Calculated roughly as the inverse of the monetary symbol, as in the US, the dollar.
Stockflation has become the modern mantra for the illusion of wealth.
by Guido1 September 18, 2008

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