Sunday, October 09, 2005

Lillian the Librarian here with our Charlie Chan Dictionary for The Scarlet Clue, our Monday Night Chat Room Movie (8:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. [EDT], we start our tapes at 8:30.).
BATTLE-AX (or BATTLE-AXE) (slang): a woman held to be antagonistic or overbearing.

GOLDDIGGER (informal): A woman who seeks money and expensive gifts from her benefactor.
MUG (informal): (1) The human face; the area of the human mouth, chin, and jaw; a grimace, a mug shot.
(2) A thug, a hoodlum.
MUG SHOT: A photograph of a person's face, especially one made for police files.
RADAR: (1) A method of detecting distant objects and determining their position, velocity or other characteristics by analysis at very high frequency radio waves reflected from their surfaces.
(2) The equipment used in such detection.
TELETYPE: Trademark name of a device that can send typed messages over telephone lines to a receiving device.

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