The incremental process that we teach to our 3 year olds so that they know how to accurately articulate the number of desired cookies. Counting is sometimes used to achieve an election result, but more often is seen in the private sector as a mechanism of identifying the millionth product sold by a given manufacturer.
Ted: How did they figure out who bought the billionth McDonald's cheeseburger?
a Latino variant of the word button, only without the enunciation of the "t". The term refers to any other application of the word "button", such as fasteners on a blouse, G-spot, etc. The refusal to enunciate the double "T" sound is most often utilized by Latino women.
a Latino variant of the word mitten, only without the enunciation of the "t" sound. The word carries the same meaning, specifically referring to a glove where the primary fingers are contained in one side of the parsel and thumb is kept separate. The refusal to enunciate the double "T" sound is most often utilized by Latino women.
Maria: (looking down at Teresa's hands) Oh my God! Where are your mi'ens?
Ambiguous location where long-reaching political decisions are said to be made, such as determining political candidates after a caucus. The term can also be used to suggest political or other improprieties, but almost always has corrupt undertones.
Ted: Can you believe Hillary still won the primary after the record turnout for Obama?
Ralph: Yeah, tell me that decision wasn't made in a smokey room.
The conclusion to the democratic process employed by various locals said to represent the will of the people. It is often achieved through a process known as counting, whereby a perceived majority claims victory over the perceived minority (please note that actual numbers are seldom referenced until they have been placed into the appropriate provisional ballot box where they are deemed as false votes and duly discarded until the desired result has been achieved).
Ted: Hey, did you hear that Obama won the election in New Mexico?