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  • n. A hypothetical discontinuity or distortion occurring in the flow of time that would move events from one time period to another or suspend the passage of time.

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  • n. a hypothetical discontinuity in the flow of time that would move events from one time period to another
  • n. A line dance popularized by the movie The Rocky Horror Picture Show, in which the dancers take a jump to the left, a step to the right, put their hands on their hips, bend their knees, thrust their pelvises, spin in a circle, jump forward and back, and wiggle.

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  • Narrator:
    It's just a jump to the left.
    All:
    And then a step to the right.
    Narrator:
    Put your hands on your hips.
    All:
    You bring your knees in tight.
    But it's the pelvic thrust
    That really drives you insane.
    Let's do the time-warp again.
    Let's do the time-warp again.

    February 26, 2008