from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A complete failure.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ludicrous or humiliating failure. Some effort that went quite wrong.
- n. A wine bottle in a (usually straw) jacket.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A complete or ridiculous failure, esp. of a musical performance, or of any pretentious undertaking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A flask; a bottle. See flask.
- n. A failure in a musical or dramatic performance; an ignominious failure of any kind; a complete breakdown.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sudden and violent collapse
Tell me again how this fiasco is the Republicans 'fault? stan
In short, I believe that part of this fiasco is a plot to see Dr. Brown scapegoated and his Premiership ended.
That Facebook lent its name and reputation to this fiasco is amazing.
The only White House figure to take any responsibility for the fiasco is the former Bush-Cheney pollster Matthew Dowd, who in March expressed remorse for furthering a war he now deems a mistake.
The one thing I do take as a silver lining from this fringe fiasco is the fact that the longer a media outlet gives credence to this garbage, the less credibility it has in my view, and I needn't waste my time paying attention to them in the future.
As the Minister responsible for this fiasco is Jack Straw, why wasn't he available to respond to pertinent questions?
One of the really discouraging things about the whole fiasco is that the law was so lengthy and so hard to read that virtually no one read it except for congressional staffers and think tank types.
I think this latest fiasco is victimizing the victim again who has apparently moved on with her life.
In particular, the Ford Explorer roll-over fiasco from a few years ago which led to Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Tire-Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) being mandatory on new cars.
Did we learn nothing from that rediculous Sarah Palin fiasco? sdtangler