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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 1988-08-26 issue of the Chicago Reader which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-01-17).

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44267 tokens ‧ 33991 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 5680 types ‧ 45 (~ 0.792%) words before cleaning ‧ 

1988-08-26[edit]

  1. antigang
    • 1988 August 26, Steve Bogira, Hank De Zutter, Ron Dorfman, Robert McClory, David Moberg, Grant Pick, Gary Rivlin, “They Were There”, Chicago Reader:
      He's now employed at CIN, the Chicago Intervention Network--the city's antigang program.
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  2. antiwhite
    • 1988 August 26, Steve Bogira, Hank De Zutter, Ron Dorfman, Robert McClory, David Moberg, Grant Pick, Gary Rivlin, “They Were There”, Chicago Reader:
      I sat in political meetings where some guys articulating that black-power, antiwhite stuff would not take notice that I was there; they'd talk right through me.
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  3. bangled
    • 1988 August 26, Hank De Zutter, “How It Happened”, Chicago Reader:
      They did manage to contain the crowds from spilling onto Old Town's Wells Street--the garish, bangled playground northeast of Cabrini-Green.
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  4. beanball
    • 1988 August 26, Tom Valeo, “Double Exposure”, Chicago Reader:
      Other terms, such as "bush league," "beanball," and "strikeout" spring to mind.
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  5. bullyboy
    • 1988 August 26, Lawrence Bommer, “The Book of Blanche”, Chicago Reader:
      Worse, he's lost his bimbo girlfriend, Bunny, to creepy Creedy, a onetime doofus who now, thanks to Armageddon, has become the bullyboy leader of the beach-terrorizing Pus Boys.
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  6. clifflike
    • 1988 August 26, Harold Henderson, “The City File”, Chicago Reader:
      They're the two peregrine falcons raised in a nest this spring and summer on the clifflike ledge of the Northern Trust Building as part of Chicago Peregrine Release--the first successful nest in Illinois by these birds since 1951.
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  7. colorized
    • 1988 August 26, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Looking for America”, Chicago Reader:
      What we see are beautiful overlapping NASA satellite photographs of the American mainland, proceeding sequentially from the east to the west--photographs taken in black and white and then luminously colorized by computer for scientific reasons.
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  8. erraticism
    • 1988 August 26, Bill Wyman, “Young the restless”, Chicago Reader:
      The irony I spoke of above has to do with Young's growing conservatism, which seems to have served as an umbrella of sorts for both his puritanism and his continuing erraticism.
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  9. erraticness
    • 1988 August 26, Albert Williams, “Comic Abandon”, Chicago Reader:
      The Phantom and the Superstars, produced and directed by flamboyant entrepreneur Al Anthony at Drury Lane South in Evergreen Park, veers from the terrifically talented to the terminally tacky; its very erraticness is the key to its almost absurd appeal.
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  10. essayistic
    • 1988 August 26, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Looking for America”, Chicago Reader:
      But in this case, he had the resources to shoot a great deal if he wanted to, and the fact that he didn't clearly stemmed from the evolving essayistic, rather than documentary, thrust and content of the film.
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  11. gangbanging
    • 1988 August 26, Steve Bogira, Hank De Zutter, Ron Dorfman, Robert McClory, David Moberg, Grant Pick, Gary Rivlin, “They Were There”, Chicago Reader:
      The gangbanging, the fighting, the robberies--all this kicked in afterward.
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  12. halfmast
    • 1988 August 26, Gary Rivlin, “Shoot to Kill”, Chicago Reader:
      He called a special memorial service for the City Council chambers, only the third in the city's history, and he praised King to the skies; he ordered the flag flown at halfmast.
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  13. microsociety
    • 1988 August 26, William W. Garfield, “Judge Bites Dog”, Chicago Reader:
      Is this what society or the microsociety of Chicago has come to?
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  14. midwesterner
    • 1988 August 26, Sandy Henderson, “In Print: Larry Kanfer's pictures of prairie poetry”, Chicago Reader:
      But he's not a native midwesterner; he came here from Portland, Oregon, in 1973 to become an architecture student at the U. of I. Maybe his outsider's eye helped him see the Illinois landscape as something worth remarking.
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  15. nebbishy
    • 1988 August 26, Lawrence Bommer, “The Book of Blanche”, Chicago Reader:
      Jeff Johnson's nebbishy Blanche, for example, is a complete comic character, a demented Dorothy (a la Martin Short) who can write her way back to Kansas.
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  16. nonbarbiturate
    • 1988 August 26, Jerry Sullivan, “Field & Street”, Chicago Reader:
      The proposal calls for darting the deer with Telazol, a "non-narcotic, nonbarbiturate injectable anesthetic characterized by rapid induction, profound analgesia, and a wide margin of safety.
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  17. noncentrally
    • 1988 August 26, Ben Joravsky, “Risky business: Should the CTA get mixed up in a development deal?”, Chicago Reader:
      And even if the feds could be persuaded to approve a new construction site, the proposed I-park and garage at Kilbourn and Chicago would be so inconveniently, noncentrally located for the CTA that they would have to spend an extra $650,000 a year running their routes from that point.
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  18. numbingly
    • 1988 August 26, Lawrence Bommer, “The Book of Blanche”, Chicago Reader:
      When they're reduced to playing extras in a numbingly stupid sex comedy, Blanche, always ready with a soap-opera homily, rallies them into rebellion.
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  19. overaged
    • 1988 August 26, Steve Bogira, Hank De Zutter, Ron Dorfman, Robert McClory, David Moberg, Grant Pick, Gary Rivlin, “They Were There”, Chicago Reader:
      His school, the Magellan Educational and Vocational Guidance Center, was for "overaged, emotionally distraught, difficult-to-handle kids," he says, and nearly all his students joined in the rioting.
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  20. pandau
    • 1988 August 26, Holly Greenhagen, “Calendar”, Chicago Reader:
      The library is also hosting an exhibit of Hmong pandau needlework through September 6.
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  21. postnuclear
    • 1988 August 26, Lawrence Bommer, “The Book of Blanche”, Chicago Reader:
      Blanche next meets Moodge, a refugee from Beach Blanket Bombshelter, a 1963 flick about postnuclear mutant surfer teens.
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  22. prewritten
    • 1988 August 26, Albert Williams, “Comic Abandon”, Chicago Reader:
      ImprovOlympic, the itinerant improvisational comedy show currently ensconced in At the Tracks (a bar and restaurant located on the urban prairie about a mile southwest of the Merchandise Mart), is a lot like stage magic: you keep looking for the mirrors, for the tricks--the little code words used to set off prewritten scenes and prearranged endings, like those other, more established improv troupes use--but they're not there.
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  23. salesladies
  24. semiacoustic
    • 1988 August 26, Renaldo Migaldi, “Bucket Number Six”, Chicago Reader:
      The Chicago-based Bucket Number Six is a semiacoustic folk-rock trio with a special talent for catchy understatement.
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  25. sidesplittingly
    • 1988 August 26, Lawrence Bommer, “The Book of Blanche”, Chicago Reader:
      Nanny falls under the influence of Conehead-like extraterrestrials, (two sidesplittingly daffy, reversed-head video puppets); these alien clowns program Nanny to find them the Chosen One who will supposedly give birth to their savior.
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  26. spewn
    • 1988 August 26, Tom Boeker, “Alagazam . . . After the Dog Wars”, Chicago Reader:
      Front-row patrons are advised to wear somber, washable clothes in defense against spewn milk and flying stage blood.
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  27. streeters
    • 1988 August 26, Steve Bogira, Hank De Zutter, Ron Dorfman, Robert McClory, David Moberg, Grant Pick, Gary Rivlin, “They Were There”, Chicago Reader:
      The looting started out with the streeters, the guys on the corner, but when they started coming home with cases of sneakers, people of all ages and descriptions started getting into it.
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  28. superpolitics
    • 1988 August 26, Bill Wyman, “Young the restless”, Chicago Reader:
      And on 1986's Life Young made similar pronouncements set against a background of surrealistic global superpolitics on songs like "Long Walk Home.
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  29. torcher
    • 1988 August 26, Neil Tesser, “Montgomery, Plant & Stritch”, Chicago Reader:
      In years to come, they might carve a place in the jazz-vocal history, but their appeal is not restricted to wiggy aficionados: in addition to Basie's loping "Shiny Stockings" and a gorgeous ballad from the Woody Herman book, their set includes a Patsy Cline torcher and reaches some sort of peak with a 29-song Irving Berlin medley.
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  30. unpeacefully
    • 1988 August 26, Lawrence Bommer, “The Book of Blanche”, Chicago Reader:
      In fact, you need a flow chart to chart the action--there are at least four comedies unpeacefully coexisting inside Book of Blanche, and each deserves its own show.
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  31. utopianism
    • 1988 August 26, Bill Wyman, “Young the restless”, Chicago Reader:
      Another favorite theme has been the prevalence of these views among those who lived through the encompassing utopianism of the 60s.
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  32. walkalongs
    • 1988 August 26, Steve Bogira, Hank De Zutter, Ron Dorfman, Robert McClory, David Moberg, Grant Pick, Gary Rivlin, “They Were There”, Chicago Reader:
      "In the period before, when Martin Luther King was here walking through the different neighborhoods, I was in the walkalongs, the police protection, on the north side and on the south side.
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  33. wiggy
    • 1988 August 26, Neil Tesser, “Montgomery, Plant & Stritch”, Chicago Reader:
      In years to come, they might carve a place in the jazz-vocal history, but their appeal is not restricted to wiggy aficionados: in addition to Basie's loping "Shiny Stockings" and a gorgeous ballad from the Woody Herman book, their set includes a Patsy Cline torcher and reaches some sort of peak with a 29-song Irving Berlin medley.
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  34. willya
    • 1988 August 26, Neil Tesser, “Tinkering With the Tribune; Soft Head, Small Mind”, Chicago Reader:
      (Get this guy a couch, willya?) Byrne went on to damn the Tribune for the way in which its sibling, WGN TV, covered the washed-out game, homing in on the frequent scenes of beer in the broadcast booth.
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