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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words, lacking English entries in the English Wiktionary as of the most recent database dump, found in the 1988-08-05 issue of the Chicago Reader (2009-01-17).

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27253 tokens ‧ 21059 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 4587 types ‧ 25 (~ 0.545%) words before cleaning ‧ 

1988-08-05[edit]

  1. antinuke
    • 1988, Achy Obejas, Calendar[1]:
      Look for Acting Mayor Sawyer to mumble his way through the annual report on the city's compliance with the antinuke law.
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  2. barhoppers
    • 1988, Lynda Gorov, Nasty boys: Clifton-Belmont neighbors want their block back[2]:
      They water their patch lawns and struggle to pick up the garbage left by Belmont Avenue barhoppers.
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  3. decertification
    • 1988, David Moberg, Competing Together[3]:
      Even Ready Metal, which claims to desire close relations with its skilled workers, located a new assembly plant in downstate Illinois to avoid union representation, then took measures that contributed to the decertification of its union in Chicago.
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  4. desaparecidos
    • 1988, John Conroy, Torture[4]:
      Children of desaparecidos and torture victims can suffer from intense fear themselves, often stimulated by sirens, uniformed people, or the sound of car engines at night.
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  5. doncha
    • 1988, Lynda Gorov, Nasty boys: Clifton-Belmont neighbors want their block back[5]:
      "So why doncha move if you don't like it, huh?
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  6. doorpeople
    • 1988, Daniel Santow, To Serve and Project[6]:
      These clean-cut, energetic, scrubbed, and well-coiffed young adults were auditioning to be food servers, bartenders, and doorpeople for a soon-to-debut Chicago nightclub, the 25,000-square-foot Baja Beach Club, at the burgeoning North Pier Terminal, where Illinois Street runs into Lake Shore Drive.
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  7. electroplaters
    • 1988, David Moberg, Competing Together[7]:
      Nearly 200 electroplaters employing 5,000 people in Cook County, most of them in the city, face increasingly tough environmental regulations that threaten the existence of many firms.
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  8. ethnomusicologist
    • 1988, Dennis Polkow, Concert Notes: Russian folk music meets American jazz[8]:
      The singers had spent over 15 years under the guidance of ethnomusicologist Pokrovsky traveling through Russian villages collecting folk songs from old villagers, and Winter was fascinated by them.
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  9. falanga
    • 1988, John Conroy, Torture[9]:
      Five of those examined had suffered falanga, the beating of the soles of the feet.
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  10. heartfulness
    • 1988, Dennis Polkow, Concert Notes: Russian folk music meets American jazz[10]:
      "They, for example, have a tremendous humility about life, and a heartfulness in the face of very difficult circumstances.
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  11. nonpizza
    • 1988, Lesley Sussman and Alan Grossman, Pizza Meet[11]:
      Exhibitors also displayed nonpizza products--everything from ovens that bake a pizza in less than six minutes to pizza parlors on wheels, like Good Humor trucks but equipped to sell pizza by the slice.
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  12. oligopolistic
    • 1988, David Moberg, Competing Together[12]:
      There was little competition in oligopolistic industries, and "Fordist" production techniques emphasized long production runs, routinized and "deskilled" work, and minimal innovation or attention to quality.
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  13. platers
    • 1988, David Moberg, Competing Together[13]:
      (And also in the food processing industry; despite the demise of the stockyards, food processing is still a major employer in Chicago.) CNT is now organizing platers to develop a centralized waste-processing facility to handle the inevitable sludge left over from even the most advanced operations.
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  14. psychographic
    • 1988, Michael Miner, End of Page?; Writers in the Sky; Arts Smarts[14]:
      Another suggestion was to create psychographic profiles of target readers, then display large photographs of archetypes around the newsroom, to remind reporters of the public for whom they toiled.
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  15. retwisted
    • 1988, Lynda Gorov, Nasty boys: Clifton-Belmont neighbors want their block back[15]:
      Figueroa, in a sleeveless black shirt, white slacks, and black shawl tied around her waist, twisted and retwisted her fingers.
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  16. stirrings
    • 1988, Achy Obejas, Calendar[16]:
      Since 1967, Third World Press on the city's south side has been publishing the stirrings of the African-American heart, including two now-classic volumes by the state's poet laureate, Gwendolyn Brooks: The Tiger Who Wore White Gloves and To Disembark.
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  17. trendoid
    • 1988, Daniel Santow, To Serve and Project[17]:
      They were hot, there was no doubt, demonstrably enthusiastic, and fitted out with as many trendoid fashion accoutrements as possible: colorful Guatemalan friendship bracelets, Nike Aqua Socks, jams (if you have to ask, no matter your age, you're too adult to understand), neon-orange miniskirts, rectangular John Lennon glasses.
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  18. upstretched
    • 1988, Laura Molzahn, Hearts and Bodies[18]:
      Or one dancer on her back on the floor, arms and legs upstretched, supports another, also on her back with arms and legs upstretched--playing dead in precarious duplicate.
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