Going Postal & Going Coastal, Dream Team in OED

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Sat Dec 14 11:28:51 UTC 2002

   After a quick browse:

GOING POSTAL--OED finally added this piece of slang, years after it's become,
as WIRED would say, "expired."  The first citation appears to be from Gareth
Branwyn's column in WIRED.
   I've also heard "going coastal" in basketball.  It's when a player grabs a
rebound at one end, dribbles to the other end, and goes "coast-to-coast" for
the score.

DREAM TEAM--OED added 1935, from the NEW YORK TIMES.  I think I recently
posted 1934.

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