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popcorn flick

A film that is entertaining to watch but is generally not of a very high quality or rich in emotional or intellectual depth. A: "So what movie do you want to go see later?" B: "I don't feel like watching anything too heavy or complex—let's just see whatever popcorn flick is out."
See also: flick, popcorn

popcorn film

A film that is entertaining to watch but is generally not of a very high quality or rich in emotional or intellectual depth. A: "So what film do you want to go see later?" B: "I don't feel like watching anything too heavy or complex—let's just see whatever popcorn film is out."
See also: film, popcorn

popcorn movie

A film that is entertaining to watch but is generally not of a very high quality or rich in emotional or intellectual depth. A: "So what movie do you want to go see later?" B: "I don't feel like watching anything too heavy or complex—let's just see whatever popcorn movie is out."
See also: movie, popcorn

*busy as a beaver (building a new dam)

 and *busy as a bee; *busy as a one-armed paperhanger; *busy as Grand Central Station; *busy as a cat on a hot tin roof; *busy as a fish peddler in Lent; *busy as a cranberry merchant (at Thanksgiving); *busy as popcorn on a skillet
very busy. (*Also: as ~.) My boss keeps me as busy as a one-armed paperhanger. I don't have time to talk to you. I'm as busy as a beaver. When the tourist season starts, this store is busy as Grand Central Station. Sorry I can't go to lunch with you. I'm as busy as a beaver building a new dam. Prying into other folks' business kept him busy as popcorn on a skillet.
See also: beaver, busy

busy as a beaver

Also, busy as a bee. Hardworking, very industrious, as in With all her activities, Sue is always busy as a bee, or Bob's busy as a beaver trying to finish painting before it rains. The comparison to beavers dates from the late 1700s, the variant from the late 1300s. Also see eager beaver; work like a beaver.
See also: beaver, busy

popcorn pimp

n. a pimp who runs a small operation. (Streets. Popcorn here means small; as in popcorn shrimp.) Reggie is nothing but a popcorn pimp. He’ll never amount to much.
See also: pimp, popcorn
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Washington, March 26 ( ANI ): Popcorn contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called "polyphenols" than fruits and vegetables, say scientists.
Americans now eat over 17 billion quarts of popped popcorn annually, or about 70 quarts of popcorn per person.
This philosophy helped Popcorn design her home-office collection for Hooker Furniture.
The further north you go, buyers want sweet popcorn, the further south they like it salty.
Popcorn is a whole grain and a member of the grass family.
We're breaking quite new ground with hot chilli popcorn, but the reason it works is because it's not just about heat .
Not only are Love Popcorn products made from healthier, wholegrain corn, low in fat and high in anti-oxidants, but these new flavours have already been preferred over other brands in a series of consumer taste tests prior to their launch.
cinnamon CHOCOLAT LATLA E POPCORN INGREDIENTS 12 cups popped popcorn Butter-flavoured cooking spray 9 tablespoons powdered cocoa mix (cocoa sweetened with sugar or sugar substitute) 3 teaspoons cinnamon METHOD: Put popcorn in a large bowl and lightly spray with cooking spray.
According to Suyanto Agus, CEO of Aramidth International Pte Ltd, Cornery - the popcorn gallery is the only foreign gourmet popcorn franchise to operate in Mainland China.
Yet like The Pirate Bay before it, Popcorn Time is feeling the heat from European authorities and saw its Time4Popcorn.
I spent some time in the early winter of 2012 talking to popcorn growers, sellers, and University experts about the ins and outs of popcorn.
Surely a creation of the sinister, powerful artificial butter lobby, National Popcorn Day is Jan.
In an ingenious experiment, researchers gave people about to enter a movie theatre a bucket of either just-popped, fresh popcorn or stale, week-old popcorn, Medical News reported.
New York, Sept 21 ( ANI ): Now say goodbye to the old fashioned way of eating popcorn with the new dispenser - the Popinator, which locates the origin of your voice and flings popcorn into your mouth from a distance of 15 feet.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently revised a program to minimize or eliminate worker exposure to the hazards linked to microwave popcorn manufacturing.