Main Entry: DIC (dik)
a "hypothetical" and mostly unacknowledged global organization existing to keep wayward and troubled teenagers (read as all teenagers) detained and "occupied" at high school as long as allowed after the official school hours without violating their habeas corpus rights.
D(etention) I(ndustrial) C(omplex) Akin to the Military Industrial Complex or the Prison Industrial Complex.
This collective DIC exists to profit off the sweat and tears of all bored and restless teenagers in the developed world.;
Boyfriend: "Do you want to get a slice of pizza after school today?"
Girlfriend: "I can't. The DIC is conspiring to keep me late after school in detention for the rest of the week. Just because I dared called Ayn Rand, teacher's favorite fascist writer, a selfish and callous wench!"
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