10 definitions by drm310

The act of an out-of-control vehicle sliding off an icy road into a roadside ditch. Also used to describe a vehicle that has done so, and is now stuck in deep snow.
I drove through a blizzard yesterday on the highway. I must have seen a dozen cars that hit the ditch on the way.
by drm310 January 18, 2011
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A tall person sitting in front of you at a movie theatre who leans in the same direction while you attempt to look around them.

Possibly a sniglet invented by comedian Rich Hall.
I didn't see half the movie last night because some stupid Eiffelite kept blocking my view.
by drm310 July 16, 2009
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Being able to drive and refold a road map at the same time.

Almost certainly a sniglet invented by comedian Rich Hall.
You can drive a stick shift and fold a map all at once? Wow, you are really accordianated!
by drm310 February 20, 2009
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The "you are here" stick-figure symbol on a mallmanac, showing your current position in a shopping mall.
The heroglyph says we're just a few stores down from the jewellery store.
by drm310 January 8, 2012
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The act of evicting tenants from their rental houses and apartments by greedy landlords who announce huge renovation plans that require the emptying of units to be renovated. Once out, the tenants are not allowed to renew their leases until they agree to huge rent increases, sometimes double what they paid before.

This is a portmanteau word, a combination of renovation + eviction, invented by Heather Pawsey of Vancouver, Canada.
We got a renoviction notice today from the new building owner... they're going to divide the living room to make a new bedroom and replace the kitchen cabinets. We'll have to move out, but we're welcome to come back at double the rent.
by drm310 November 18, 2008
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A unique marketing predicament where a particular brand of a product becomes so common or dominant, its brand name becomes the generic term for the entire product category. Examples include Kleenex, Vaseline, Xerox, Windex and WD-40. Some trademarks have actually lost their legal protection in the U.S, including Aspirin, Thermos and zipper.
#1: "Hand me a Kleenex, would you please? I'm all stuffed up."

#2: "These are Puffs. Shouldn't you say 'facial tissue'?"

#1: "I just say Kleenex for all of them. The brand has committed genericide. Now just give me the damn Kleenex already, my nose is dripping!"
by drm310 May 24, 2011
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A shopping mall directory, appearing like a giant maze with blocks and numbers on it.

Possibly a sniglet invented by comedian Rich Hall.
I can't find the shoe store. Let me look at the mallmanac.
by drm310 January 5, 2012
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