American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several wrestling holds in which the user places an arm under the opponent's upper arm or armpit and presses the wrist or the palm of the hand against the back of the opponent's neck.
- Perhaps from the name Nelson. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Click to read. ben nelson is down 20% in the polls.”
“(link) did you think any thing different. it was a democrate game. nelson is part of the problem. the evil democrates are pushing the republicans around, they must stand up for us no one else is. the democrate are trying to take our freedom.”
“Jun 6th, 2005 at 2: 17 pm true. although covesville, where the incident occured, isn’t in nelson co. it’s in albemarle. that’s 2.”
“i was at target last weekend and we decided to get the huge sunflower mirror (kind of nelson-clock like) for the wall behind our dining table. our dining table is big … so that wall was calling for something grand. i wanted almost everything from that design event though. gotta love target!”
“But so bored I finally decided to try and find out what a nelson means.”
“Either that or they know damn well, and just do the nelson telescope trick – I see no ships etc.”
“Wow, nelson actually wanted to read it b4 he voted yes. showing any kind of substance or integrity is political suicide these days. guess he has sumthng 98% of senators dont - a conscience. the actions and hate speech frm both parties helps drive record #s of people to become independents. politicians work to represent indpendnts, whereas dems and repubs work for their politicians”
“Thus, reforms that lean on “market-based” tactics are doomed to failure, and the full-nelson that the insurance industry has on Congress will assure that any pain they feel is minimal.”
“So … what did nelson accomplish w/that bit of theater?”
“- HIV prevention: arguably bad for pharmaceutical firms (my guess is that whatever they would gain is dwarfed by what they gain by selling HIV treatment) - Wildfire management: mostly government jobs, nothing for Big Business here collins and nelson (who control the outcome of the bill, let us not forget) are not lobbyists.”
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