39 definitions by Anthony Brancato

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The predominant style of architecture, interior design etc. in North America and most of Europe during the 1930s.
The streamlined, geometric design motifs of Art Deco (from 1925) prevailed throughout the 1930s.
by Anthony Brancato April 19, 2003
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Originally, a fan or follower of the Philadelphia-based professional sports teams who refused to celebrate the two Stanley Cup championships won by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1974 and 1975 on the grounds that hockey should not be considered a "major" sport; today, a Philadelphia sports fan who is either unduly pessimistic about one or more of the local teams' immediate prospects, or one who strenuously disagrees with the policies, player-personnel decisions etc., made by said team or teams.
Many sports fans in Philadelphia regard the local sports-talk radio station, WIP, as nothing more than a vast sounding board for Negadelphians.
by Anthony Brancato August 18, 2005
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Life In Prison, NO Parole; a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, as for murder.
There is a growing movement in many states to replace the death penalty with LIPNOP, which stands for "life in prison, no parole."
by Anthony Brancato April 19, 2003
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Valium, or any one of several similar drugs.
Valium has become known as "pam" in some circles because its generic name is diazepam; many other drugs in the same chemical class also have generic names ending with those same three letters (Dalmane = flurazepam, Ativan = lorazepam, etc.).
by Anthony Brancato April 21, 2003
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Possession of a dangerous (or deadly) weapon in violation of applicable laws.
After finding a gun on the seat of the car in plain sight, the officer slapped handcuffs on the suspect while telling him, "You're under arrest for felony PDW."
by Anthony Brancato April 20, 2003
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When investigators entered the building after the fire had been put out they found several cryptic messages spray-painted on the walls, including "NOSRA" - "arson" spelled backwards.
by Anthony Brancato August 23, 2003
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The river of lamentation, one of the five rivers of Hades in classical mythology; later adapted by Dante as the ninth and lowest circle of Hell.
At the center of the eighth circle is a deep well, at the bottom of which is found the ninth circle, known as Cocytus.
by Anthony Brancato April 19, 2003
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