The excuse nerdy IT guys use when they don't want in participate in a social gathering (specifically ones that involve members of the opposite sex).
Kevin: Hey Tom, want to go out and drink some beers?
Tom: Ah man, I would but the server is down at the office and I gotta go fix it. Maybe next time.
A phrase you say or think to yourself when you are reading a book or watching a movie/tv show and it is about to end without resolving the main conflict.
Dick Wolf is the creator of the popular tv program Law & Order that often ends before you find out what happens to some of the characters. Just as you think it will be answered, a black screen flashes with small white words centered on the screen reading "Created by Dick Wolf"
"Don't Dick Wolf me now, dude... I have no idea if he actually murdered all of those people or if he imagined it all...."
Please don't Dick Wolf me, I hate unclear endings.
A member of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
He says he works construction but he is always traveling to weird parts of the world.... I think he is actually a Virginia farm boy.
...or from the movie Mission Impossible:
Ethan Hunt: Boot it up and anywhere from 30 seconds to 10 minutes you'll have Virginia farm boys hopping around you like jackrabbits.
A right invoked by males in their twenties to NOT do what is socially expected of most adults.
Bob: Normally, I would say you should get Joe a gift for having his first baby, but you may be able to invoke your Clueless 20-something single male exemption, and do nothing.
Ted: Good point, I am pretty sure there is something about that in the U.S. Constitution.
A phrase used to completely negate what you said before. It is often used by an individual who is weary of revealing their true feelings on a subject matter.
Jeb: I'm not a racist but having said that I think all non-white people are dumb.
Jeff: So you are saying you are a racist...
Jeb: Yes. Absolutely.
A person who sits by while another person tries to accomplish something.
President Obama made the reference when talking about Republicans. Said Obama: "We're down there. It's hot. We were sweating. Bugs everywhere. We're down there pushing, pushing, pushing on the car. Every once in a while we'd look up and see the Republicans standing there. They're just standing there fanning themselves -- sipping on a Slurpee."
Newt Gingrich: We need to cut taxes, reduce budget deficit, protect the Constitution, blah, blah, blah....
President Obama: Quit being a slurpee sipper and help us out here!
A phrase used by American politicians to imply their opponent is acting like a child by supporting or opposing a certain position.
The irony of the phrase is that most children have an easier time compromising on divisive issues.
John Boehner: It is time we have an adult conversation about entitlement reform. Democrats need understand the reality of our fiscal situation.
President Obama: Well it's time that WE have an adult conversation about the budget.
Donald Trump: That's fine, but it is time we have an adult conversation about Obama's place of birth.