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The lead-in to many a tired old joke on Slashdot, where the punchline is a reverse of what is normal. Sometimes produces screamingly funny results, often produces a yawn.

Derived from old Yakov Smirnoff jokes, where Mr. Smirnoff (a Soviet expatriate) used to do the same thing when talking about the former Soviet Union during his routines.
by ke6isf November 7, 2003
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A money lender who loans money to desperate borrowers at ridiculous terms, and uses criminal means to intimidate the money back from the borrower if they can't get the interest back.
The loan shark broke Peter's knees when he couldn't cough up $100.
by ke6isf July 19, 2004
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The weird dialect of English that is spoken on the Citizens' Band radio service, 10-4.
I just asked him directions and he started yammering at me in channel jive. I couldn't make heads or tails of it.
by ke6isf November 15, 2003
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Those safety instruction routines that flight attendants give their passengers on every flight, just before the plane takes off.

Named after a song by the same name.
Ladies and gentlemen, it's time for the flight attendants to give the safety dance. Please make sure your tray tables are in their upright position....
by ke6isf January 6, 2006
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The act of touching one's nose to another's, as to show affection. Frequently observed in house cats (they may do so to their humans), occasionally found in furries similarly.
The first thing Joan's cat does when she wakes up is gives her a nosebump.
by ke6isf September 30, 2004
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Extended form of scarf, and used especially when time is of the essence.
Dude, we gotta catch that plane in two minutes and you've only half finished your burger. Better scarf it down on the way to the gate.
by ke6isf September 25, 2005
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Precursor to something that might be construed as dangerous or requiring arcane knowledge.

Comes from television commercials featuring people doing insane stunts.
"And now, Doctor Science is going to drink the liquid nitrogen! Don't try this at home, kids, remember, he knows more than you do!"
by ke6isf August 9, 2004
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