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  • noun Narrow plastic balloon that is used as a promotional noise maker by hitting one against another.


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  • Gun. Supposedly a backtranslation from a term coined by an Aboriginal tribe for the loud and devastating weapons of European colonisers. Spears and linguistic dexterity, unfortunately, were no match for thundersticks in the settlement of the Australian continent.

    November 25, 2007

  • Gosh, I said that? Wow. Sometimes I really impress myself. Especially when I re-discover shit I can't really recall.

    October 12, 2013