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welfare Cadillac

Used to describe a person or group who receives government financial aid (perhaps fraudulently) and buys expensive, ostentatious things. As a someone who is struggling financially without the help of the government, I find those welfare Cadillacs infuriating.
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1. n. the name of something powerful or superior. (From the name of the automobile.) Acme is the Cadillac of monochrome closed-circuit retail surveillance equipment.
2. n. a powerful drug, especially cocaine. (Drugs.) Just a pinch of Cadillac in my junk seems to keep me a little more lively.


1. and hog cadillac n. a large car; a souped up car. (see also road hog.) How do you like my new hog? Where are you going to park that hog cadillac.
2. n. a police officer; a pig. The hogs are on to you.
3. n. an addict who requires very large doses to sustain the habit. (Drugs.) Ernie is turning into a hog. He just can’t get enough.
4. n. phencyclidine (PCP), an animal tranquilizer. (Drugs.) We’re glad to learn that the demand for hog is tapering off.

hog cadillac

See hog
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According to industry officials, Wednesday, GM Korea is considering changing its corporate name to Cadillac Korea, following Mercedes-Benz Korea and BMW Korea, both of which use their brand names as their corporate names.
Since its inception, the Cadillac brand, under the custodianship of master mechanic Henry Leland consistently set standards in the automotive industry.
The irony of Cadillac "going global" runs thick, as the carmaker's tagline in its Atomic Age heyday was "The Standard of the World.
The move, to be outlined Thursday at the Washington Auto Show by Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen, is designed to improve a customer's buying experience so it matches or exceeds other luxury brands.
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Duncan Peat, managing director of Liberty Automobiles, and Rajesh Krishnan, senior general manager, Sales and Marketing, Liberty Automobiles, accepted the recognition from Bob Ferguson, General Motors' vice-president for Cadillac Global Operations, Chase Hawkins, vice-president, US Cadillac Sales and Don Butler, vice-president, US Cadillac Marketing.
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The new 2012 Cadillac inventory at Titus-Will includes CTS Sedan, CTS Coupe, SRX Crossover and Escalade models.
Cadillac has been spectacularly successful since entering the Chinese market two years ago and already has the CTS saloon, LR roadster and SRX crossover models in its line up.
Taylor is echoed by John Howell, Cadillac product director, who says that "It's time to step up even further in terms of quality and luxury," and that doing so is an effort that includes a strong cooperation between design and engineering.
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