An unusually strong fear of Iraq, especially its ability to manufacture and use biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons. (A play on arachnophobia, an unusually strong fear of spiders.)
Now that September is here, President Bush can launch his "initial public offering" of stock in his newest product, Iraqnophobia.
n. Advertisements posted on telephone poles, traffic lights, and other public areas.
Honest, officer, I didn't even see the stop sign! Look at all the street spam all over that corner.
A tool or technique that makes some aspect of one's life easier or more efficient.
Web sites now exist, where lifehacker (followers of the movement) can trade lifehacks - suggestions on how to reduce chaos and make their lives more enjoyable.
December 06, 2005
A vehicle, monitored by the police, that is used to tempt a car thief into stealing it.
The Vancouver police operate with "bait cars" to trap car thieves. The vehicles, equipped with disabling devices and global-positioning equipment, are parked in a lot where thieves have been active. The bait-car program is well known to car thieves, who consider the practice unsporting,
November 17, 2005
highly motivated employee who has few personal responsibilities and so can work long hours, travel frequently, or be called in to work with little notice.
The ideal zero drag employee is young, unmarried and childless with no responsibilities and an eagerness to do well.
A corporate advertisement that extols the company's environmental record or policies - usually by a company known to rape and pillage the environment as often as possible.
Abe: Have you seen those new commecials by the oil companies that show how good they are for the environment?
Babe: They are pure eco porn, man.
On a highway, car that passes you going way over the posted speed limit. If there is a speed trap ahead, he will get caught instead of you. See also cop cleaner
. The bear part comes from "Smokey The Bear" - shortened to "Bear" - old CB'er term for a highway patrol officer because of their rather distictive headgear which resembles a national park ranger's hat.
Trucker 1: "Breaker, breaker - Jimmy, I gotta make up some time - any Bears around? Over."
Trucker 2: "Not seen any, Peter - but that young buck blew by us in the Eclipse musta been doing about 90. Bear bait fer sure. Over."
September 19, 2005