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  • n. Plural form of hangup.


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  • His insurance against hangups is a small piece of an old worm slipped over the hook point and barb.

    Out On a Limb

  • Some users report that the sensor does cause the screen to go black, as expected, but that the functionality of iPhone remains intact, causing anything from mid-call hangups to inadvertent three-way calling, accidental FaceTime initiation attempts, or muting calls.


  • Not only do AT&T customers frequently lose drop calls that are forced into becoming "hangups", but calls often don't go through in the first place!


  • This would be more obvious if the minority was THE dominant culture in the area, considering that radical movements in other countries where the minority is majority seems to have less "hangups".

    The Clog

  • Her spokespersons also seem to have "hangups" about talking to people who question their statements.


  • I think hangups about discussing the human body and its functions create huge problems.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Sex Education, Dirty Words, and the Due Process Clause

  • The Jason that walked into our house uninvited by my both us parents (because of his hangups) had long straight jet black hair was so pale and dissapated looking, skinnier then normal we swore we were literally frightened.

    A Blog Post About Circumcision That Resists the Temptation to Use the Word “Cut” in a Pun, and Ends Up Promoting a Washington DCJCC Program After-All « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • North American culture has so many sexual hangups that a nude person on a beach is wildly titillating and sex is something done in the dark and not talked about.

    What I Really Think About Sex « Colleen Anderson

  • Some of these “hangups” are founded on the very real concern that federal preemption is not the best approach, given that it will take all levels of government (local, state, and federal) to tackle our energy and environmental problems.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: A National Grid?

  • I'm surprised he hasn't been able to work out his issues with women with a therapist; oh, silly me, why should be bother, if he can make tons of money writing bad novels about his hangups.

    Updike at Rest


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