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    2020 has been such a strange and scary year. We've added so many new words or phrases into common use because of it. Feel free to add to the list:
    Hypercane
    Murder hornets
    Social distancing
    Mostly peaceful
    Firenado
    Smokenado
    Zombie shark
    Flying shark
    Zombie tropical storm (Paulette)
    Twin hurricanes
    Zombie virus

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    "Don't forget your mask"
    In no order: HDS/Malkoff/OVEREADY/McGizmo/Sky Lumen -PSM

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    I'll add:
    Telemed
    Remote learning
    Telecommuting
    Telework
    Kung flu
    Apocalypse cow (red heifer)
    Zoom chat
    Drive in church service

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    Corona Balona
    John 3:16

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    Remote learning
    Remote daycare

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    The Prime truck just pulled up.
    The question is no longer - What will they do? It's now - Is there anything they won't do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliceScannerMan View Post
    "Don't forget your mask"
    Can't forget "mask hysteria"

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    Remote controlled face mask you can eat through

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    Face covering

    Accessible, Deaf-Friendly Face Mask

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    Case of corona (not the beer)

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    Voluntold
    John 3:16

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    Edible takeout containers
    Paper straws
    Voluntary mask mandate (with penalties)
    Home gathering ban
    Church ban
    Autonomous zone
    Never ending executive order (legal for a month)
    Mandatory staycation
    Drive by birthday party
    Zoom wedding
    Zero dollar bail

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    Mail-in voting.
    The question is no longer - What will they do? It's now - Is there anything they won't do?

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    Drive in funerals
    Freezer trucks at the morgue

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    Black market haircut

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    Nancy Pelosi's blow job (four words I never wanted to hear about a haircut)

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    Essential worker, aka underpaid wage slaves who the middle class and the wealthy need to keep their lifestyles intact.

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    Flatten the curve.
    The question is no longer - What will they do? It's now - Is there anything they won't do?

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    Some of these posts are getting sideways quickly. Bring it around or itíll get sealed up.

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    I took an online training course that used the term "drive-by hackers". First I heard of that.

    Coming soon
    "Bens original".
    A term to replace the name for Uncle Ben's rice.

    RBG, Ruth Bieder Ginsberg (RIP)

    Inlaid reflectors, a new way to place reflectors on pavements

    Now open, a new sign on beauty parlors in my town.
    John 3:16

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    Do y'all think "voter fraud" is a new term

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    Quote Originally Posted by knucklegary View Post
    Do y'all think "voter fraud" is a new term
    No, but it's said a lot. Here's some possible ones coming up: impeached reelected president or twice impeached president

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    Stimulus check

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    Got carried away... but "I'll be back"

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbp View Post
    Some of these posts are getting sideways quickly. Bring it around or itíll get sealed up.
    I think this thread is, pretty much, a thinly disguised political topic.

    As such, the proper place for it on CPF is really the Underground.
    ... is the archimedes peak

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    Quote Originally Posted by archimedes View Post
    I think this thread is, pretty much, a thinly disguised political topic.

    As such, the proper place for it on CPF is really the Underground.
    I disagree,but many of the posts are making it so quickly.

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    I think it's all for grins.. imho

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    2020 SW; the school bus sized asteroid that visited earth today.

    Magnetic reversal; a term we may hear more as the rest of this already zaney year unfolds.
    John 3:16

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    Elbow bump

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    Quote Originally Posted by knucklegary View Post
    I think it's all for grins.. imho
    +1 As long as we refrain from commenting/arguing with what's been posted. However, that's the rub ..... sooner or later ... someone is going to be offended.
    The question is no longer - What will they do? It's now - Is there anything they won't do?

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