Did you by any chance mean kibosh?
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“His retention would, of course, put the kabosh on any rejiggering of Constellation.”
“We all know the US government put a kabosh to tv advertising on cigerettes and restricted advertising.”
“The story I heard was that it was Robert Crippen, not Dan Goldin, who put the kabosh on the NASA worm logo.”
“Yes, I felt like a dunce and then had to put the kabosh on that.”
“Yeah with a move in date like that it pretty much puts a kabosh on Christmas!”
“I thought Obama could get some mileage out of it, but this puts the kabosh to that idea.”
“Now that she won't be the nominee, there's no reason to assume that Bill hasn't put the kabosh on that, and is still collecting those checks.”
“Or, when multiple lawsuits put the kabosh on the "re-vote.”
“So you may want to put a kabosh on that kind of talk.”
“She should be putting the kabosh on this behavior from her brother, if she wishes to demonstrate her purported commitment to ensuring Obama's success in this election.”
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Compare the etymologies of these words as given in the OED with the Gaelic backgrounders in this book, How the Irish Invented Slang: The Secret Language of the Crossroads (Counterpunch, 2007). Awai...
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