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  • n. A very handsome young man.
  • n. A butterfly, also known as mountain apollo (Parnassius apollo).

Etymologies

(See Apollo.) (Wiktionary)

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  • Railroad telegraphers' shorthand for "Likely to meet with approval. --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906.

    January 20, 2013

  • HA!

    July 21, 2009

  • "Live from the Apollo 11," a (very entertaining) transcript.

    July 21, 2009

  • Nigerian English - Conjunctivitis. (an epidemic swept Nigeria around the time of the Apollo 11 moon landing hence the name).

    September 17, 2008