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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And I had this brain fart literally just as I walked on stage, to do it all in an Italian accent and broken English.
He tried to say at the seeding meeting he had a brain fart, I mean that's ridiculous, he sold our league out.
Anthony Zinni, the former head of Central Command, called the war on Iraq "a brain fart.
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The notion of zombified masses sitting around accepting Bob Novak's every brain fart has always been a fond one.
I will never be able to forgive myself for such a brain fart but I hope that you both can.
I'm stealing a line here, but I agree with the statement that Twitter is the equivalent of a brain fart.
A series of unfortunate events that included worn bearings on a boat wailer, a faulty tailgate hinge on my pickup and a brain fart, have made it necessary that I purchase a new duck boat, a new spread of goose decoys and a new shotgun.