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Netflix shares tumbled 14 percent after the company posted lower than expected subscription numbers. The company added 670,000 subscribers in the second quarter.
A Facetune survey found that 90% of all bikini photos posted online have been edited to enhance the subject’s features.
UBER is investigating a North Carolina driver who kicked three girls out of his car because they were Donald Trump supporters. (https://goo.gl/pNmNyp)
A New York City store is now renting out mattresses where you can take a forty-five minute nap for $25.
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LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-A person who engages in fraudulent or shady activities; specifically, a corrupt or scheming politician.
-An assassin, especially one belonging to a (19th century) Chinese-American criminal organization.
-A member of a (19th century) Chinese-American secret society that engaged in blackmail, murder, etc.
From early 19th century: first recorded as Highbinders, the name of a New York gang.
Used in a sentence:
“Back in my day, those politicians would have the decency to at least attempt to conceal the fact that they were nothing more than vainglorious highbinders or quockerwodgers.”
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