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snakebit

[sneyk-bit] /ˈsneɪkˌbɪt/
adjective
1.
bitten by a snake.
2.
Informal. unlucky; doomed to misfortune.
Also, snakebitten [sneyk-bit-n] /ˈsneɪkˌbɪt n/ (Show IPA).
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snail mail

noun phrase

Mail sent through regular postal service: Acrobat has the potential to pay for itself rather quickly by eliminating the need to send documents by courier or even regular mail (snail mail, as it is charmingly called by computer aficionados)

[1980s+ Computer; referring to the slowness of the snail]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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