[Ads-l] phrasal inf*xation

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Fri Jun 16 14:11:05 EDT 2017


Is it?  That would sort of fit.

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> Isn't "flop stare" a poker term?
> 
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> DanG
> 
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM, MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:
> 
> > To me, the interesting part is "flop stare", presumably from "flop
> > sweat".  "Flop" makes sense in the latter (the classic example being
> > Albert Brooks flopping on "Broadcast News"), but I don't see how "flop stare"
> > makes sense.
> >
> > >
> > > Just seen in a blog comment:
> > >
> > > Right now I'm too worn the fuck out to do mor than *flop
> > > *stare*...yep,
> > > > good, I like. :)
> > > >
> > >
> > > ("mor" is just a typo in the original. The comment ends with
> > >
> > >
> > > > *Edited (Holy shit my spelling today!) *
> > >
> > >
> > > Mark
> > >
> > >
> >
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