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1)understood by or meant for only the select few who have special knowledge or interest; recondite.
2)belonging to the select few.
3)private; secret;confidential.
TRISHA: and the winning theme is 'That Episode of Whos the Boss Where Tony Sees Rachael Naked in the Shower.
PETER: YES! That's mine! un-freakin-believable!
LOIS: Peter, isn't that somewhat esoteric?
PETER: Lois, Whos the Boss isn't a food.
by Ed August 4, 2004
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1. the substitution of a milder, vaguer word or expression for one considered to be offensive or unpleasant.
2. the word or expression so substituted.

"Put to sleep" is a euphemism for "kill".
by Ed January 19, 2003
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something that is crappy. usually involves people dying
9/11 was tragic
by Ed July 23, 2003
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Stepping in a puddle and getting your shoe wet.

In my experience always seemed to happen in the snowy months: Slipping on the snow when jumping across the creek, stepping through the thin ice on the side of a pond, falling through a spring snow bank that has been hollowed out by the thaw's runoff.
Bob McKenzie is standing knee-deep in a vat of beer which is quickly rising:
"My brother and I used to say that drownin' in beer was like heaven, eh? Now he's not here, and I've got two soakers... this isn't heaven, this sucks."
by Ed December 17, 2004
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A political philosophy based on the belief that some or all businesses should be run solely for the benefit of the people using them.

Socialism and Communism are based on similar principles. Socialism does not require that a socialized industry be legally owned by the government, but if that were the case it could still be considered socialism. In the strictest sense, Communism prohibits private ownership of money, business, or goods, while Socialism may or may not on a case by case basis. The two can therefore resemble each other and it can be hard to distinguish one from the other.
In a Communist country, I worked in a deli owned by the government and was paid a fixed salary by the government.

In another country's socialized medical system, I am a doctor, own my office, and pay my own salary out of my business account, but legally have no right to decide how to run any aspect of my business. I can't change my prices, deny service to anyone, or increase my own salary.
by Ed July 25, 2004
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something you say when you don't want to talk to someone
bob - "you're a fag"
bill - (talk to the hand"
by Ed September 1, 2003
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the stuff carl brings back from amsterdam init.
look, carls brought back bare special cake
lets eat bare special cake
by Ed November 20, 2004
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