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1990. Insincere political rhetoric
1991. Iraqi term for the Persian Gulf War battle (3 words)
1992. Meaning 'just kidding'
1993. Digital communication systems and the internet telecommunications network (2 words)
1994. To change form
1995. System of interlinked hypertext documents contained on the Internet
1995. To act aggressively as a newcomer
1996. Suburban woman who spends a lot of time transporting her children to sporting events (2 words)
1997. Software problem arising from the change in date at the start of the 21st century (2 words)
1998. A method of exchanging digital messages
1999. Abbreviation for software problem arising from the change in date at the start of the 21st century
2000. Paper fragments created when holes are made in a paper
2001. A series of coordinated suicide attacks by al-Qaeda upon the United States
2002. Nuclear, bacteriological, or other weapon capable of causing widespread death and damage (4 words)
2003. A straight man who displays attributes stereotypically associated with homosexual men.
2004. Those areas of the USA whose residents predominantly vote for the Republican Party or Democratic Party (2 words)
2005 A 'truth' that a person claims to know intuitively 'from the gut' without regard to evidence or facts
2006. Demoted or devalued, as happened to the former planet
2007. Adjective used to describe a risky or less than ideal loan, mortgage, or investment
2008. A rescue by government of a failing corporation
2009. A short message sent via the Twitter service

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