brain fart


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brain fart

colloquial A momentary mental lapse in attention, memory, understanding, care, or competence. Sorry boss, I just had a little brain fart there. What were you saying again? Jack, having a bit of a brain fart, accidentally sawed the beam completely in two.
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The notion of zombified masses sitting around accepting Bob Novak's every brain fart has always been a fond one.
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I'm stealing a line here, but I agree with the statement that Twitter is the equivalent of a brain fart.
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Oh sure, I occasionally got mixed up and "shot" at geese with a white-camoed fishing rod instead of my shotgun, but the brain farts only added to the experience.