In Comedy Writing, Fear The 'Bono's' And 'Nakamura'

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In Skydiving, A 'Whuffo' Won't 'Burble' Or Try The 'Horny Gorilla'

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Trade Lingo: 'Aunt Minnie' Lives In Your X-Rays

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'Moths' And 'Cockroaches' A Lighting Designer's Greatest Pests

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The Calamity Of The 'Clam,' Every Musician's Headache

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To turn something so beautiful into a thing of evil, it takes a terrible fear indeed. Geoff Peters/Flickr hide caption

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Beware The 'Waitmare,' And Other Restaurant Frights

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Electricians Aren't Magicians, But Their Rabbits Disappear, Too

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For A Bit Of Luck, Opera Singers Say A Melange O' Tois

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In Some Circles, Slowpoke Flight Attendants Go By 'Salads'

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QUIZ: Do You Know These Terms Of Tech?

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The Musician's Secret Slang: A 'Crow,' An Oboe And A Cleveland Call-Out

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Grokking And Greebling In The 'Strange Land' Of Gamer Lingo

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Meet 'Uncle Bob': The Wedding Photographer's Friendly Terror

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When Ben Stiller hears "chicken in the gate," rarely does he actually present someone with a live chicken. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Tip From Ben Stiller: On Set, A 'Chicken' Is Not What It Seems

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