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  • v. To touch a base, usually with a foot but sometimes with a hand.
  • v. (derived from the baseball term) To consult, visit, or communicate.

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  • v. establish communication with someone

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  • For me it's annoying when I hear it because 99 out of 100 Australians wouldn't know which end of a baseball bat to hold.

    February 27, 2009

  • Hate it. What was once a perfectly good baseball-based metaphor has become so overused it makes me sick.

    February 27, 2009