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181. Glitch

A slip-up or minor error of operation (Yiddish).

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182. Shlep

To drag ones self along, slouchily or lazily, particularly when performing a duty grudgingly. "He shlepped the heavy box out of the mail truck." (Yiddish)

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183. Schmaltzy

A Yiddish word meaning "chicken fatty", or "greasy," describes extreme gushing, over-the-top flattery, or corniness.

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184. Schtick

A Yiddish word for what a person is known to do, or the M.O. (modus operandi), such as a comedian's schtick that keeps them coming back for more.

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185. Havapoo

Google it. A relative of the maltypoo and the shihtzpoo. See also Dogs.

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186. Nutria

Sounds like a health product, but it's really a bad-tempered, invasive swamp rodent related to a musk rat.

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187. Fruit Bats

The largest and only vegetarian bat, it is also known as a flying fox and loves a variety of tiny, sweet bananas called "fruit bat bananas" in the Pacific Islands.

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188. Katydid

Or maybe katydidn't, but she's related to Jimminy Cricket. See also Insects.

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189. Kinkajou

A super-cute, furry rainforesty creature with big, dewy eyes that awaken the mother in all members of the female race.

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190. Tapir

A pig with a trunk, and a word that will often be challenged in a game of Scrabble.

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