Sunday, August 08, 2004

The Chan Dictionary for The Shanghai Cobra

This week's entries are:

ANGLE (as used): A devious method, a scheme.

PEACHERINO (slang): A particularly attractive girl; a real "peacherino."

RAILROADED: To convict (an accused person) without a fair trial or on trumped up charges.

RADIUM: An intensely radioactive brilliant white metallic element that resembles barium chemically, occurs in combination in minute quantities in minerals (as pitchblend or carnotite), emits alpha particles and gamma rays to form radon, and is used chiefly in luminous materials and in the treatment of cancer.

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