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  • n  a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
  • n  a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
  • n  a person with unusual sexual tastes
  • n  an eccentric idea
  • n  a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation
    there are still a few kinks to iron out
  • v  curl tightly
  • v  form a curl, curve, or kink

  • Then unbeknown to her, he smells her socks, photographs her legs (how Japanese cinema loves voyeuristic kink) and wants to kiss her feet and suck her toes.
  • Sadly, this sympathy-for-the-devil tone permeates modern psychiatry: it says that every kink can be traced to some genetic mistake or childhood trauma.
  • This kink in the progressivity curve has been around for a whileit's there because capital gains are taxed at lower rates than regular income, and really really really rich .
News & Articles

  • Is Your Architect A Computer? A New Exhibit Reveals How Building Went Digital... And Why You Should Care
    Building the Vitra Design Museum in the 1980s, construction workers hit a kink in the curvature of the roof. It was the architect's fault. Frank Gehry's spectacularly sculptural structure was simply too complicated to fully plan out with pencil and T-square. So for his next project, Gehry phoned up Lockheed, reasoning that the aerospace industry knew how to flawlessly model phenomenal complexity ...
    June 24, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • Shaquille O'Neal in Washington Post
    I want to be a little more in tune before I step out on the court, because as you watch this team without me, they're like a great flowing machine,O'Neal said after practice yesterday in Phoenix. "I don't want to be the kink in the...
  • Mayor Gavin Newsom in San Jose Mercury News
    While not wanting to be prudish, the fact that kink.com will be located in the proximity to a number of schools give us pause,Mayor Gavin Newsom said in a statement this week.
  • Brendan Gaughan in Pit Road Scene
    This is a professional road course right here, guys,Gaughan said. "There's no making a different course out of it, short-cutting it, making it shorter. This is a man's man road course. The 'Kink' takes some (guts) getting through there....

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