27 definitions by avgfhadsfkjbvhadsfjhbv

1. (noun) A mystery, puzzle or conundrum. Something well know for no apparent reason (that's the conundrum).

2. Living proof that inheritance taxes and income taxes for the rich aren't anywhere near as high as they should be.

by avgfhadsfkjbvhadsfjhbv September 2, 2006
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Term invented (or at least popularized) by the late musician Frank Zappa to describe children conceived primarily for the experience of having them.
"There seems to be this trend for the young modern parent to have a child for these reasons: For the woman to experience the miracle of childbirth and for the young couple to raise their precious child to be this immaculate artifact of modern society. If people think today's punk kids are repulsive, wait until they see what these little artifact children are going to do."

Frank Zappa
by avgfhadsfkjbvhadsfjhbv September 15, 2006
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1. A new innovation in disposal that gets rid of toxic waste by packaging it as food and selling it to people who don't know any better.

2. The lowest common denominator (for eating out).

3. An expression of United States cultural imperialism/cultural pollution (as seen from outside the United States). A symbol of increasing global cultural homogenization.

4. One of the best incentives for students to work hard at their studies, so that they can either a) avoid ever working there or b) stop having to work there. See mcjob.

5. An eating place that can give you malnutrition and indigestion simultaneously.

6. An evil cult hell-bent on seducing youth and molding their eating preferences for life. See happy meal, branding.

7. Outside of the United States, a symbol of America -- Frequently the target of demonstrations, riots, arson etc. in consequence if no embassy or consulate is close by.
McDonalds is invading the world -- like a virus.
by avgfhadsfkjbvhadsfjhbv September 7, 2006
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The James Dean of the aircraft world -- "Live fast, die young, and leave a beautiful corpse". Considering that only 5 were ever flown, the Arrow has generated more books, articles, documentaries and controversy than many aircraft produced by the thousands. Virtually a secular religion to a vast array of Canadian conspiracy theorists who are convinced that the *evil Americans* were responsible for its demise.
The Avro Arrow was a Canadian interceptor aircraft from the late 1950s that never went into production.
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An nickname bestowed on Boeing 737-200 N73711 (Boeing c/n 20209) of Aloha Airlines. On April 28 1988, this aircraft (flying as Aloha flight 243) was flying from Hilo, Hawaii to Honolulu at 24,000 feet. An 18 foot section of the cabin roof separated and a flight attendant was lost overboard in the resulting decompression. Everyone else stayed in their seats, and the crew was able to make an emergency landing in Maui. The accident was later determined to be due to metal fatigue, and resulted in more demanding inspection and maintenance requirements for high cycle aircraft.
We do dye penetration inspections on our aircraft because no one wants another Aloha convertible.
by avgfhadsfkjbvhadsfjhbv October 2, 2006
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An international sporting event for evaluating new performance enhancing drugs, blood doping, masking agents, and other forms of cheating. Also a simultaneous event in which the chemistry people try to develop testing techniques to catch the cheating from the first event. Some cycling is also apparently involved.

See: amphetamines, erythropoietin, growth hormone, steroids, testosterone
There are two types of competitors in the Tour de France -- cheaters, and those that haven't been caught (yet).
by avgfhadsfkjbvhadsfjhbv October 2, 2006
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People and vehicles at airshows and airports charged with the vitally important task of obstructing photographers trying to get pictures of the aircraft. They typically wear orange shirts and/or reflective vests to enhance their visibility. They are best known for making their appearance *just* when the most interesting aircraft of the entire event is about to pass by, remaining present until they have spoiled the photo opportunity, and then returning to their lair.
Sh*t! My photo of that F-100 was spoiled by the foreground obstruction crew!
by avgfhadsfkjbvhadsfjhbv August 26, 2006
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