Definitions

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  • n. A type of sweet orange, normally seedless.
  • n. An impotent or infertile male. The term comes from the "seedless" orange
  • n. A ball that is very difficult for the batsman to hit because it moves erratically either through the air or off the pitch
  • n. A type of confectionery consisting of a sphere of chocolate in a red casing.

Etymologies

From Jaffa, an ancient port city in Israel from where the oranges were exported. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Purifying Blemish Gel (blemishes/pimples/cuts) - 22.95 jaffa LIP balm - 9.95 bronzing dust - 28.95

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  • Complain because your husband had been eating your ginger nut and jaffa cake body wash.

    Gaffs Mint | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Wash entire rest of body with ginger nut and jaffa cake body wash.

    Gaffs Mint | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • January 27, 2009 2: 59 PM jaffa said ... you should check out www. danzen.com quite good. super blog. really super.

    Independence in Games

  • It's like listening to Radio Two: there's no chance of anyone you've never heard of popping up and making you drop your jaffa cake.

    Audley Harrison returns with absurd third person singular

  • Today 18.03.08 jaffa cakes and christianity for which I am obviously the top reference alistair darling wanker for which I am reference 2 despite never calling him a wanker

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Recently I have had: scotland sheep sex for which I am the top reference objects AND sex for which I am reference 40 victoria derbyshire is crap? for which I am reference 2 jaffa cakes and christianity for which I am obviously the top reference alistair darling wanker for which I am reference 2 despite never calling him a wanker

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • One more interesting Google search term that has lead someone to my site recently: enoch powell jaffa cakes - For which this blog comes 1st, but why would anyone search for Enoch Powell and Jaffa Cakes?

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Further to my blog about the vat rating of jaffa cakes and teacakes, I read that The UK Treasury is facing a £3. 5m bill, because of VAT wrongly imposed on a Marks and Spencer teacake, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Two accurate bouncers, one a no-ball, and the other, a jaffa, rising from just short of a length and jagging into Nazir and taking the edge, reminded the cricketing world what it had been missing.

    Vettori, Elliott lead NZ to final

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  • That's a given - but I wish they had a Babelfish at least. Not that far off from a symbiote, really.

    December 4, 2007

  • Of course, there's also the fact that everyone in the galaxy speaks English.

    December 3, 2007

  • I think the mispronunciation was actually kind of funny. It was kind of like how people might pronounce tomato or coupon. I do wish they had at least had one person point it out.

    December 3, 2007

  • Yeah, it's like how everyone pronounced Goa'uld differently, with no in-show explanation for the variance. Drives me crazy!!

    December 3, 2007

  • I enjoy how MacGyver always mispronounced this word. Everyone else on the cast at least tried to pronounce it.

    December 1, 2007

  • Do they show ads for Stargate SG-1 during breaks in cricket telecasts in Israel? Just a thought.

    November 30, 2007

  • For TV nerds, better known as "a fictional race on the television series Stargate SG-1" (Wikipedia). The WeirdNet definition is (typically) the least used one.

    November 30, 2007

  • Cricket jargon - a very good ball bowled by a bowler.

    November 30, 2007