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An awkward situation in which two pedestrians, who are on a collision course with each other, are repeatedly unsuccessful in averting one another. As one person moves to their right, the other person moves to their left and vice versa. Each time they attempt a new maneuver, the frustrated pedestrians find themselves confronted by their counterpart. To the casual observer, these two people may appear to be dancing, but in reality, they both just want to get on with their lives.

These encounters are far less common in Europe – especially in Germany, where the government enforces pedestrian decorum through a stringent "bear right" policy. Pedestrian face-offs have been known to last upwards of ten seconds.
Randy: I just had a pedestrian face-off that lasted a good 15 seconds. In the end, we came to the mutual agreement that both of us should step to our right.
Dina: Wow, 15 seconds?! That's gotta be a world record or something.
door The Raging Bull 29 juli 2005
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The ham sandwich can be invoked as a defense for someone who feels wrongfully accused. This comes from the saying that a good prosecutor could indict a ham sandwich, thereby pointing out that one should not presume the indicted is guilty.
Tom Delay, a congressional majority leader in the United States, was indicted on ethics violations. His colleagues came to his defense by invoking the "ham sandwich" defense. This defense became well known when Delay defender Senator Mike Rodgers confused the public by misusing the phrase when he said "... any attorney knows you can get an indictment with a ham sandwich." Obviously he meant "against a ham sandwich."
door Mitch Monmouth 31 juli 2005
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To unintentionally drive a common route. To turn on the mental autopilot and arrive toward a location other than your desired destination. For example, if you set out to drive to the store, but after a few minutes find that you are halfway to your place of work.
If I'm not careful, I end up driving the bus to work on Saturday mornings.
door Don G 25 juli 2005
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A phrase used to attract attention to a fact or piece of information to the room at large, everyone in the area or around you etc. Derived from note to self, except that it serves as a reminder/informer of information to a group of people instead of the speaker alone.
1:(at a bar)Note to crowd, it's danny's round.
2:(at home with family)Note to crowd, there's no hot water left.
3:(at the office) Note to crowd, the printer is out of toner.
4:(to imaginary freinds)Note to crowd, someone drank all the beer.
door Stevie RC 22 juli 2005
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Cubular describes anything which is "cool" in a "business-geek" office-context. Often used ironically. This is a term derived from "cubicle" and the surf-slang "tubular."
The latest Blackberry; a new flat-panel display; highly effective CRM software; an entertaining web site; the latest designer cubicle-space or office furniture: all these things are "cubular."
door James Barringer 29 juli 2005
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To pay little or no attention to your alcoholic beverage, letting it sit idle, while you pretend to nurse it.
Hey Nick, you getting paid to babysit that beer? Need a nipple?
door Walker Kellogg 25 juli 2005
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a slang term for federal government law enforcement agencies such as the FBI, ATF, and IRS.
yo dog, i'm so smooth even those alphabet boys can't stop a nigga!
door vespa62GS 20 juli 2005
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