bumper sticker


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bumper sticker

n. a car or other vehicle following too closely on one’s bumper. (A reapplication of the term for a kind of adhesive sign stuck on a car bumber.) I can’t talk now, I’ve got a bumper sticker that’s taking all my attention.
See also: bumper, sticker
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"The bumper sticker was brilliant," one person said.
But not a single bumper sticker danced into my head.
The union claimed it holds a service mark on the outline of an apple when used in conjunction with the phrase "Teacher recommended." The phrasing on the governor's bumper sticker violated that service mark, an attorney for the union argued.
Needless to say, the new bumper sticker went on the car.
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A fiery preacher who instigates phone campaigns against pro-choice legislators is different in degree, but not really in kind, from a persuasive one with a rainbow bumper sticker and a repertoire of old anti-war chants.
Teenagers in West Hartford, Conn., will be the first in the state to be f given the opportunity to drive with a bright yellow bumper sticker on their cars identifying them as newly minted drivers.
Hugh Owens responded to the celebration by running his own advertisement in the StarPhoenix for the sale of a bumper sticker. The sticker consisted of four Bible passages (Romans 1, Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13, 1 Cor.
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