bolo bolo

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
  2. (n) long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When the bell sounded for Round 10, Davey sat in his corner, gagging from a bolo punch in the Adam's apple, unable to continue.
  2. He's wearing a bolo tie and his scraggly mustache, telling stories about women he used to know but never cared for all that much.
  3. Not until Round Three did Robinson land a solid punch, a bolo left to the jaw.

News

  1. IRS wasnt fond of Open Source, either

    The “Be On the Lookout” – BOLO – list that the United States Internal Revenue Service was using in November 2010 didn’t just list “Tea Party” and “Progressive” as trigger words for further investigation. Amidst the blacked-out redactions, this turned …
    on June 25, 2013     Source: O'Reilly Media

  2. IRS 'lookout' lists cast wider net than conservative groups

    By Patrick Temple-West and Kim Dixon WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Internal Revenue Service agents used more than just "Tea Party" and other conservative terms to screen tax exempt applications, the newly-appointed IRS chief said on Monday after a month-long review ordered by President Barack Obama. The IRS has scrapped use of the "be on the lookout" (BOLO) lists, newly appointed IRS chief Daniel ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Sunderland manager Steve Bruce said: "We are delighted to be able to add a player of Bolo's quality to the squad. He has performed at the highest level year after year and he's done extremely well during his time training with the club. Bolo brings...
    on Oct 16, 2009 By: Steve Bruce Source: Happyghana.com

  2. "We certainly have options on both wings, these are the areas I am having to consider carefully," Benitez said. "This involves Bolo, Harry and Jermaine [Pennant] and I have not yet made my decision. We looked at all the players in the...
    on May 19, 2007 By: Rafael Benitez Source: Brisbane Times

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