This succinct little adjective means a flood, influx or large amount of something, as well as a sudden or strong outburst or rush.
Most in The Biz simply refer to specifications as “specs” (pronounced spehks). Our industry is just lazy that way. The purpose of specs not only is to tell the construction company what
Most in The Biz shorten the verb to say that they “spec” (pronounced spehk) something rather than they “specify” something. Though true specifications deal with a huge range of “behind the scenes”
(rhymes with night and kite)
No, we aren’t referring to the refreshing lemon-lime carbonated beverage popular around the Western world. This sprite is far less tangible – at least in the material world. The word
All in all, spurious is a negative word. This adjective can actually designate something as bastard, though it’s not often used in that way. More commonly, it describes something false, forged or fake – i.e.,
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