switcheroo


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switcheroo

(ˈswɪtʃɚˈru)
n. a reversal; a switching around. He pulled a switcheroo on us and showed up at the other door, so we missed getting his autograph.
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The Kickstarter campaign to fund production of the Switcheroo launches Tuesday, March 19th.
The energy comparison site also provides a switching service aimed at companies, in the form of Switcheroo for Business.
I now find my political philosophy more in line with Democrats than Republicans," Specter said Tuesday, though he also acknowledged his partisan switcheroo came after polls showed him losing his 2010 GOP primary contest to conservative former Representative Pat Toomey.
Whatever motivated the Pride/Solidarity switcheroo, let's assume the intention to broaden the school's scope was not nefarious.
So it's no surprise that the biggest Olympics headline that hit my heart this week had nothing to do with athletics: the story of 7-year-old Yang Peiyi, who was denied the chance to perform "Ode to the Motherland" after the Chinese government dubbed her "not cute enough" and instituted a last-minute, lip-synching switcheroo.
Plant the carton in your parents' fridge, give them some time to equate orange boxiness with supermellow funtimes and then pull the switcheroo.
OBAMA'S SWITCHEROO (The Wall Street Journal, New York)
And even more profound: have these twins ever been able to pull a successful switcheroo on a girl?
The state rep who pulled the presidential endorsement switcheroo in going from John McCain to Mitt Romney insists he wasn't looking for a job with Romney and that it really, truly was because of differences over McCain s immigration stance.
The dozen or post-1960 stories collected here range from amusingly misogynist ("The Great Switcheroo," the Uncle Oswald picaresques) to disturbingly misogynistic ("The Last Act") to one-note dinner-party anecdotes ("The Hitchhiker" "The Butler" "The Umbrella Man").
Also playing will be London-based The Old Switcheroo and you can get a free copy of the new single on the night.
The switcheroo happens as the really religious folks "receive greater condemnation" and the commendation goes to the nobody who after her offering has nothing.
Unfortunately, it also shares the same smug belief that it's far too clever for its audience, turning the revenge-driven last act into a marathon of switcheroo explanations rather like a magician rerunning their act to show you how the tricks were done.
It is LeClair's fiction in Passing On and Keever's persistent claim--here comes the switcheroo that makes the whole enterprise a game of gotcha squared--that Keever's wife Ann is the "actual" writer of Passing Off
Further investigation will likely reveal a switcheroo by the component manufacturer.