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  • n  a distinctive spoken or written expression
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  • Leaking NSA secrets: treason or patriotism?
    The Issue: How Edward Snowden should be regarded for exposing an NSA program. *** Despite being a proud “leftist” — to use Ralph Peters’ turn of phrase — I find myself in a rare moment of agreement with him (“Making Treason Cool,” PostOpinion, June 11). Many Americans want to have it both ways...
    June 15, 2013 - New York Post
  • The Brokerbabble Glossary: Decoded: What's 'Oozing' in New York City Apartments?
    Welcome back to The Brokerbabble Glossary, where we take a word or a turn of phrase that seems to show up in an unreasonable number of listings and decipher its true meaning. If you have any ideas for us, send...
    June 13, 2013 - Curbed New York

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