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popcorn flick

A film that is entertaining to watch but is generally not of a very high quality or rich in emotional or intellectual depth. A: "So what movie do you want to go see later?" B: "I don't feel like watching anything too heavy or complex—let's just see whatever popcorn flick is out."
See also: flick, popcorn

popcorn film

A film that is entertaining to watch but is generally not of a very high quality or rich in emotional or intellectual depth. A: "So what film do you want to go see later?" B: "I don't feel like watching anything too heavy or complex—let's just see whatever popcorn film is out."
See also: film, popcorn

popcorn movie

A film that is entertaining to watch but is generally not of a very high quality or rich in emotional or intellectual depth. A: "So what movie do you want to go see later?" B: "I don't feel like watching anything too heavy or complex—let's just see whatever popcorn movie is out."
See also: movie, popcorn

popcorn pimp

A small-time or low-level sex trafficker. The man turned out to be a popcorn pimp in Detroit, and he slowly roped Sarah into his game by plying her with drugs and booze in order to move up the ranks of the street hustlers. I ain't no popcorn pimp, so you'd better watch your mouth around me!
See also: pimp, popcorn

*busy as a beaver (building a new dam)

 and *busy as a bee; *busy as a one-armed paperhanger; *busy as Grand Central Station; *busy as a cat on a hot tin roof; *busy as a fish peddler in Lent; *busy as a cranberry merchant (at Thanksgiving); *busy as popcorn on a skillet
very busy. (*Also: as ~.) My boss keeps me as busy as a one-armed paperhanger. I don't have time to talk to you. I'm as busy as a beaver. When the tourist season starts, this store is busy as Grand Central Station. Sorry I can't go to lunch with you. I'm as busy as a beaver building a new dam. Prying into other folks' business kept him busy as popcorn on a skillet.
See also: beaver, busy

busy as a beaver

Also, busy as a bee. Hardworking, very industrious, as in With all her activities, Sue is always busy as a bee, or Bob's busy as a beaver trying to finish painting before it rains. The comparison to beavers dates from the late 1700s, the variant from the late 1300s. Also see eager beaver; work like a beaver.
See also: beaver, busy

popcorn pimp

n. a pimp who runs a small operation. (Streets. Popcorn here means small; as in popcorn shrimp.) Reggie is nothing but a popcorn pimp. He’ll never amount to much.
See also: pimp, popcorn
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You might've celebrated (https://www.ibtimes.com/national-caramel-popcorn-day-how-make-your-own-2669490) National Caramel Popcorn Day in April with a sweet-and-salty recipe, so why not give a more classic version a try this time around?
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He said: "Diacetyl and also acetyl propionyl have been linked to popcorn lung, so-called because it is a flavouring agent that gives popcorn a buttery taste and has been linked to a lung disease Bronchiolitis Obliterans, which is not dissimilar to COPD in those exposed to it through work.
The market for gourmet popcorn in Indian is witnessing an upward trend with the key players constantly upgrading their flavours & packaging and expanding their geographical reach.
"There's no better match than popcorn and baseball and we're thrilled to partner with the Chicago Cubs, allowing fans to enjoy and devour our handcrafted, gourmet popcorn during the game,"says Corinne Kelly, vice president of marketing at Eagle Foods, the Richfield, Ohio-based manufacturer of G.H.
If you can imagine the flavor, you can add it to your popcorn and call it your own.
Mix together matcha powder and icing sugar to the sweetness you like it, then shake the popcorn in the matcha sugar.
MARMITE popcorn is set to go on sale - and you'll either love it or hate it.
by lifestyle@timesofoman.com Curried popcorn is a healthy snack.
Oman's first gourmet popcorn outlet, Let's Popcorn recently opened its doors in Muscat and offers a diverse selection of 25 flavours.
THREE-YEAR-OLD Diesel Roberts is getting his name changed by deed poll - to POPCORN!
In order to help contractors increase productivity, the Homax brand offers PRO GRADE popcorn ceiling texture products with INVISIBLE REPAIR capabilities that simplify popcorn ceiling repair and provide a time-saving solution.
Researchers randomly assigned 56 college students to sit in a kitchen where apple slices and buttered popcorn had been placed in one of three locations: the apples were within arm's reach and the popcorn was about two yards away (Apples Near), the popcorn was within reach and the apples were two yards away (Popcorn Near), or both the apples and popcorn were within reach (Both Near).