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“Oh shit!” problem

A problem that is incredibly hard An “oh shit!” problem is a problem that is incredibly difficult. The phrase “oh shit!” describes the reaction a person has once More…

O-Week

orientation week of rice university. During that period they really used that word a lot. So o-week makes it a more friendly word and easy to pronounce. =O-week starts a week later. More…

O-Week

Rice University orientation week =Get ready for O-week 2003 Etymology : clipping: orientation week =Letter from Brown Master to freshman

O.C.

A student who either chooses to or is kicked-off their University’s housing on the campus. The term O.C. has become somewhat common in the university environment. Unlike other More…

O.J.-BY-THE-SEA

The media center at the Santa Monica civil trial. Different from "Camp O.J.."the center at the criminal trial. =Lingo used by journalists covering the O.J. Simpson Civil Trial. More…

obama baby

A child conceived immediately following the 2008 election of Barack Obama. =In reference to a person. Etymology : Comes from the joining of "Obama" and "baby" More…

Obama change

Change that doesn't occur =Alludes to President Obama's campaign slogan. The term is used by individuals frustrated with President Obama to describe a change which was promised, More…

Obama effect

A modern adaptation of the Bradley effect in relation to political science. The effect occurs during the polling stage of an election, where the general public states that they would vote More…

Obama-con (Obamacon)

A neo-conservative supporter of Barack Obama. ='Obama-con' does not refer to just any conservative supporter of Obama; it specifically is in reference to the support of what has More…

Obama-ite

A supporter of Barack Obama. =It is possibly that the coining of this word was motivated by the parallel with 'Paulite.' This would be appropriate because the neologism More…

Obama-oid (Obamaoid)

A supporter of Barack Obama. ='Obama-oid' is a slight pejoration because of the suffix '-oid' which brings with it a connotation of being mindless or not thinking for More…

Obamabot

Defender of President Obama's policies =Used primarily on forums as an insult to Obama supporters. Carries the connotation that the Obamabots are robotic, that they mindlessly support More…

Obamacan

a Republican who supported democratic candidate Barack Obama in the 2008 US Presidential race =The term is used to describe a person who is a Republican, but supported Democrat Barack More…

Obamacare

President Obama's healthcare policies =A general term used by opponents of President Obama's healthcare policy. Opponents of Obamacare may disagree with some or all of the More…

ObamaCare (1)

([Obama + (health)care]) The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack More…

Obamacare (2)

used by political opponents of Barack Obama to deride his large-scale healthcare reform law =Obamacare is expected to cost hundreds of billions of dollars. Etymology : clipping and blend More…

Obamacare 2

(noun) the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Health passed during President Obama’s first term on March 23, 2010. =Though the term was coined in a pejorative sense by opponents of More…

Obamania

The intense excitement over Barack Obama winning the 2008 Presidential election. =The name 'Obama' blends nicely with 'mania' particularly because of the overlap with More…

obamanism

referring to any number of catch phrases used by Barack Obama during the 2008 US presidential campaign ="My favorite obamanism is hope and change" Etymology : 'Obama' More…

Obamanomics

The fiscal policy of Barack Obama. The general economic philosophy of Barack Obama. An economic philosophy similar to or derived from that of Barack Obama. =This coining of this word was More…


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