straight dope


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straight dope

the true information; the full story. He gave us the straight dope. I want the straight dope. I can take it.
See also: dope, straight

straight dope

n. the true information. (see also dope sense 3 = news, information.) I want the straight dope. I can take it.
See also: dope, straight
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Other stories this month include "The Straight Dope on Legalized Medical Marijuana" (page 64), an examination of the consequences for property owners and managers of Colorado's social experiment, as well as the National Apartment Association Education Institute's (NAAEI) announcement on page 75 of www.
Skidmore gave them the straight dope about the benefits, the pay and the satisfaction of knowing you've built something.
and when researching the phenomenon came across a mention of Agloe in The Straight Dope website,'' Green recalled.
com/columns/read/2891/do-mosquitoes-prefer-certain-blood-types-plus) The Straight Dope puts it succinctly: "if you're a type O secretor, to a mosquito you look like caramel-covered crack.
DRIVE's weekly lineup of shows for car lovers include SHAKEDOWN - racing analyst Leo Parente gives the straight dope on the world of motorsports; TUNED - SPEED TV personality Matt Farah seeks out and drives the best examples of aftermarket, specialty, and unique vehicles; CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS - the UK's fastest-rising star of automotive journalism, Chris Harris, test drives the most important sports cars and exotics on the road today; and LIVE AND LET DRIVE - author, speed-record holder and automotive oddball Alex Roy takes you along on amazing, unexpected road trip adventures around the globe.
I've got the straight dope for you," Jesus says, before launching into the flamboyant anthem "Listen to Jesus, Jimmy":
A: When buying a used shotgun, be sure and choose a dealer who will give you the straight dope on his guns.
There are many of us in this age group who have also turned to this venue for the straight dope and appreciate it for not insulting our intelligence.
Treat employees as if they are skeptical, thinking humans and give them "the straight dope," as Hemingway might say.
Those of us on the middle to left side of the political spectrum are apt to trust environmentalists, social service advocates and other left-leaning crusaders to give us the straight dope.
It's only recently that environmental history has given us the straight dope about Easter Island (and other "lost civilizations" to boot).
Its holdings also include websites associated with those newspaper properties, the Straight Dope (straightdope.
For more, check out "The Straight Dope on Legalized Recreational Marijuana" on pg.
The most recent CASA Columbia book, How to Raise a Drug Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents by Joseph A.
There are few times in our history that you can go back to and just put the straight dope on, that's enough,'' McConaughey adds.