Also known as an ellipsis
, usually used to represent a word or phrase necessary for a complete syntactical construction but not necessary for understanding.
1) Often used at the end of a written sentence to denote trailing off See Yada Yada Yada
2) Used in response to a (written) incomprehensible statement or a rhetorical question
1) There once was a man from Nantucket...
2) "I found a moonrock in my nose!"
A car that permantly sits in the yard... Can be used as patio furniture or just as decoration for an obviously tasteful family
Boy, I went over to my aunt's trailer and it seems like they have a new yard car every 2 weeks.
1) Killed in Action
2) Sexual activity stopped by the appearance of a parent, cop, or other person
1) My Granddad was KIA in WW2.
2) Janie and me were fooling around, but when her mom showed up our funtime was KIA.
The proper spelling of the starchy root-vegetable, according to then-vice-president Dan Quayle as he tried to correct a small child in spelling.
<Child> "Potato. P-o-t-a-t-o. Potato."
<DQ> "Thats P-O-T-A-T-O-E you stupid kid!"
<Secret Service Agent> "Uh, Mr. Vice-president, the child was actually correct."
1) to be/act intelligent
2) to be learned, but not able to integrate that knowledge into everyday use (intelligent), often used as a concatenation: book-smart, street-smart, brick-smart
3) to dress in a coordinated or fashionable manner, See: look sharp
4) (intrans. verb) to hurt or cause pain
1) That japanese kid is smart. He got his PHD before he was 20.
2) Jennifer is finally loosening up. Back in high school
she was just too book-smart and had no clue about what was going on.
3) Hey Swaggart, thats a smart looking suit you've got on.
4) Ouch, a paper cut... that smarts!
The good movie parts always go to New England bruisers or the California pretty boys, while us Southern folk are sterotipically cast as Rednecks with shotguns and a bad Southern Drawl.
1) Trucker/Military Slang for No/None/Negative
2) Refers to anything which disagrees with a previous assumption/theory
1) "This is Carne Grande. I'm on Route 129 from Phoenix to Yuma. Any Smokies out there?" "Thats a big negatory, Carne. Looks like we got ourselves a convoy."
2) "Your argument that Spam is the best processed meat product is negatory to the statement released in October by the National Processed Meat Product Board."