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bite my shiny metal ass

rude slang A rejoinder that emphasizes one's annoyance with and dismissal of something or someone. The phrase comes from the TV show Futurama, where it is said by a robot character. A: "Yikes, what did you do to your hair?" B: "Oh, bite my shiny metal ass."
See also: ass, bite, metal, shiny

bright shiny object

Something that is widely appealing or attention-grabbing for its superficial characteristics, but which is usually not useful, substantial, or long lasting. Recent technological advances seem to be just a series of bright shiny objects, consuming all of our attention for a while before something shinier comes along.
See also: bright, object, shiny
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