dumpster fire
Posted: 18 September 2012 06:22 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Joined  2007-02-26

I only just encountered this phrase (thank you, Family Guy).

Urban Dictionary says:

1. A complete disaster.
2. Something very difficult that nobody wants to deal with.

Meaning 2. could lead to this being the tar baby of a new generation.

Posted: 20 September 2012 07:54 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Joined  2007-04-28

It’s a useful term not that far from Douglas Adams’s SEP field.

Poms usually say skip though dumpster is known. Private Eye used to call the gossip columnist Nigel Dempster Nigel Dumpster.

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