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Any seemingly pointless activity which is actually necessary to solve a problem which solves a problem which, several levels of recursion later, solves the real problem you're working on.
origin: MIT AI Lab, after 2000: orig. probably from a Ren & Stimpy episode.
by Brandon April 04, 2005
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May 15 Word of the Day
A few weeks ago, no one had “cheugy” in their vocabulary . Now everything is saturated with the word. It’s in our heads. It’s in our homes. Everyone is asking: “Am I cheugy? Am I a basic ass bitch? Am I GUILTY of being cheugy?”

The proliferation of cheugy in the mainstream discourse can only be attributed to one source: mental terror. It’s an orchestrated psychological trap to make you question your tastes and interests in the eyes of others.

You are not a cheug. YOU’RE PERFECT!!!!

It is very suspicious that the cheugy mascot is a Minion, a literal cyclops, a deformed
yellow panopticon in overalls ... do not let the all-seeing eye to control you. Be vigilant. Resist cheugy psyops.
Becca is another victim of cheugy psyops. I saw the garbage truck take all her Ugg boots yesterday. She even removed “I LOVE The Office!” from all her dating profiles. She’s unrecognizable.
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by Callmemaybe69 May 12, 2021
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A word used to describe what happens when you are shaving a yak
"What are they doing over there?"
"Son, they are yak shaving."
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by basicbadger May 11, 2021
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When the Great Yak comes to shave in your sink and leaves behind his Shaving scum for you to find in the morning!
Oh joy! Merry Yak Shaving! The Great Yak has come up my toilet and left me his Shaving scum! I ought to show this to all the kids at school! I'll finally be the cool kid!!!!
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by ItsYakShavingDay! April 08, 2021
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The process of removing hair from a yak using a traditional shaving method, typically involving a razor blade, or another sharp tool, to scrape away hairs from the skin's surface.
Teacher:
"Where is Robby today?"
Student:
"Robby is busy yak shaving."
Teacher:
"Interesting. I had forgotten that yak farmers had to worry about that this time of year."
Robby's girlfriend:
"Yeah, he really needed to shave his yaks."
by sad_boi_roberto September 16, 2020
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When a female has so much public hair that you need a weed wacker
Dayum bitch ya' finna need some yak shaving done.
by Den drinks his own cum. September 24, 2020
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Shaving a beard gained while drinking an absurd quantity of yak. Sobering up looking good
Yak shaving means shave that yak quit every recreational drug and alcoholic beverages and submit to me CEEACMBAEBUO
by CEEACMBAEBUO March 17, 2021
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