a honey-eater, Manorina melanocephala, of eastern Australia, having a grey-white plumage and brown wings and noted for its raucous cries
Gearhead Slang For The Fast LaneCan you speak car slang? Here are some words the gearhead (or "car fanatic") in your life probably knows and uses at weekly car meets or on the forum.
Why Bluster Is Dictionary’s 2012 Word Of The YearYou may recall that last year we selected a rare word, a tongue-twister of sorts, as the 2011 Word of the Year: tergiversate which means “to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.; equivocate.” Rather than pick a word that rose to prominence through common usage during the year (like Occupy or Arab Spring), we selected a word hidden …
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