5 definitions by Todd W

There is an art, or, rather, a knack to flying.
The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

Pick a nice day, and try it.

The first part is easy.
All it requires is simply the ability to throw yourself forward with all your weight, and the willingness not to mind that it's going to hurt.

Clearly, it is the second part, the missing, which presents the difficulties. You have to miss the ground accidentally.

If you are lucky enough to have your attention distracted just in time, please take note of the following: ignore all consideratinos of your own weight and let yourself waft higher, do not listen to what anybody says to you at this point because they are unlikely to say anything helpful (They are most likely to say something along the lines of "Good God, you can't possibly be flying!" and it is vitally important not to believe them or they will suddenly be right). Waft higher and higher, try a few swoops, DO NOT WAVE AT ANYBODY.

Landing is another story.
Arthur Dent suddenly tripped and was hurled forward by his considerable momentum. But just at the moment he was about to hit the ground astoundingly hard he saw lying directly in front of him a small navy blue tote bag. In his astonishment he missed the ground completely and bobbed off into the air.
What Arthur was doing was this: he was flying.

See also: Life the Universe and Everything, Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy, and Arthur Dent
by Todd W December 06, 2006
The University of Indians and Chinese is not a real college. It is a named often associated with the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). People often use this name to describe the real UIC because their are many Indians and Chinese. It is pointed out, however, that this usage is racists because there are many Russians and Filipinos there as well.
Example:

Guy 1: Where do you go to school?

Guy 2: I go to UIC.

Guy 1: Ohhh. The University of Indians and Chinese eh?

Guy 2: No! Actually I saw a white girl there today, so ha!
by Todd W December 11, 2006
1. The fastest Internet Browser available. Faster than Mozilla Firefox 2 and Internet Explorer 7 in all tests, but still only 1% of people use it.

2. Some gay kind of concert that rich people go to where they have to wear special glasses just to see the stage.
Example 1:

guy 1: Dude! Firefox is the fastest browser on the planet. I can't believe you're still using IE7.

guy 2: Dude!! Opera 9 is the fastest in all tests, and is more cutting edge than both of them.

guy 1: Oh... well I'm just going off of what my Firefox cult tells me. They didn't mention Opera.

Example 2:

Guy 1: Dude! Where did you take your girlfriend yestarday on your date?

Guy 2: I took her to the Opera. I wanted her to assume I was both rich and an intellectual.

Guy 1: Well... Did it work?

Guy 2: Ohhhh yea!
by Todd W December 11, 2006
1. A menace

2. The theory and practice of time travel is incomprehensible to anyone who hasn't spent at least four lifetimes studying advanced hypermathematics, and since it was impossible to do this before time travel was invented, there is a certain amount of confusion as to how the idea was arrived at in the first place.

3. An easy way to make money by copyrighting things, then suing the companies who originally copyrighted the thing in the first place.
The Encyclopedia Galactica copied many of its excerpts from the back of cereal boxes adding footnotes so the companies couldn't sue them. It is ironic that due to time travel the Encyclopedia Galactica went back into time and wrote the passages before the cereal companies, and then went on to sue them for copyright infringement.

See also: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Life the Universe and Everything, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Douglas Adams, and Encyclopedia Galactica
by Todd W December 06, 2006
UIC
UIC stands for The University of Illinois at Chicago, although some suggest it stands for The University of Indians and Chinese.

It is a place where you can get a special peice of paper, known as a diploma, through many years of cheating and paying rediculous fees and tuition.

It is located in downtown Chicago, right off of Interstate 90/94 and Interstate 290.
Example:

Guy 1: Where do you go to school?

Guy 2: I go to UIC! Home of the flames?
by Todd W December 11, 2006

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