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mongo

slang Something discarded by someone as trash but picked up and repurposed by someone else as something of value. He's actually made a business of cleaning up and selling the mongo he collects around the city.

mongo

mod. great; very; huge. (Probably akin to humongous.) When I get some cash, I’m gonna buy me one mongo car with leather seats.
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All these reflections lead up to a guidebook destined for Mongo entitled "How to Infiltrate a New Culture" that comprises the second half of the book.
"I was drinking next door at D'Mongo's, and the waitress came up and asked if I was Jewish," says Oren Goldenberg, a 30-year-old video artist and synagogue board member, who has made a number of documentaries about Detroit, plus a satiric web series called "Detroit (Blank) City." "She told me there was a synagogue next door.
The seventy-seven year-old vocalist, according to Kastaris, has also recorded and/or performed with Mongo Santamaria, Charles Mingus, Yomo Toro, Bobby Sanabria, Jorge Dalto and Mauricio Smith, throughout the course of his illustrious six-decade career.
But with only a single, either sex tag to my name, taking the shot meant there would be no chance for Mongo. There was a decision to make, a decision no one would know about except me.
* In a review (New York Times Book Review, 20 June 2004) of Ted Botha's book Mongo, Adventures in Trash, Jane and Michael Stem wrote,
"I knew Stephen's formula was safe and my Labrador Mongo seemed happy being sprayed with it.
Company Segundo's Chan Chan and Mongo Santamaria's Watermelon Man stand out as tracks eligible for the repeat play button.
Gone are the days of searching the neighborhood for a new (and, hopefully, not soggy) refrigerator box, or avoiding Mom's wrath after stealing the sofa cushions to build a fort, because now there are Squash Blox, Mongo Toys, LLC, Hoboken, N.J.--large soft construction cushions that attach together to make forts, playhouses, puppet theaters, tunnels, boats, and more.
"Mangi Mongo yu go we?" is the name of the canoe described here.
Special guests join the Conguero--timbalero Tire Puente and fellow legendary conga player Mongo Santamada--to really make your party swing.
But while Maggie and Hopey's milieu has recently shifted south to Los Angeles, and Gilbert has moved on to other Latino idylls, together they represent a cohesive, shrinking, borderless world--albeit one where the masked pro wrestlers with goofy names ("Chango Pongo de la Planet Mongo!") are always bigger and nic er than rock stars.
THEY look and sound like they are living on planet Mongo most of the time, but the joint houses of the Oireachtas might have thought they were on another planet this week.
By now, you're probably down with the typical trials of teendom-those turbo-charged emotions, a constantly morphing hod, fickle friends and, of course, the occasional mongo zit.
With: Fabienne Babe, Julien Courbey, Kader Ayd, Hocine Ossoukine, Stephane Soo Mongo.
Instead, Mama forces the girl to binge, beats her until she delivers her first baby prematurely (a girl called Little Mongo, for Mongoloid), and finally drives her out of the house when she learns Precious is pregnant for the second time.