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- Florida flambé
- (pejorative) Burning (catching fire) during execution by electric chair. [from the late 1990s]
- 1997 June 6, Jarnagin, Elizabeth, “Pro-life consistency means opposing death penalty”, in Amarillo Globe-News:
- There's a nice new death chamber in Terre Haute, Ind., just waiting for ya. No Florida flambe there. A slight boo-boo occurred not long ago when Florida fired up "Old Sparky" to execute a criminal. The guy's face mask flared up. Most grisly. A Florida district attorney glibly said the moral of the mishap was not to commit crime in Florida if you don't want the same treatment.
- 2005 August 19, Cha, “Ms. Harris's "felon purge"”, in democraticunderground.com:
- This is why harris should go down in Florida Flambe.
- Most Outrageous Word of the Year, American Dialect Society
- Florida Flambé, at Medical dictionary, medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com
- Wayne Glowka, Brenda K. Lester (1998), “Among the New Words”, in American Speech, volume 73, issue 2, pages 197-214
- Richler, Howard (1999) A Bawdy Language: How a Second-Rate Language Slept Its Way to the Top, Stoddart, page 11
- Metcalf, Allan A. (2002) Predicting New Words: The Secrets of Their Success, Houghton Mifflin Books, page 191
- Steinmetz, Saul (2010) There's a Word for It: The Explosion of the American Language Since 1900, Harmony Books, page 203