Here's an idea that I can't believe no one had sooner: Taegan Goddard, who runs the invaluable blog Political Wire, has just started the regularly updated PoliticalDictionary.com. Let's face it: politics seems to be happening faster and faster these days, generating new terms and phrases on what seems like a daily basis--and it's not as if the old ones expire and go away!

If you were on vacation last week, you might be puzzled by the phrase Mama Grizzlies. Did you sleep through seventh grade history? Then Mugwumps might be problematic. It's definitely worth a look. You never want to be the only guy in your office who thinks a whisper campaign is the kind launched by a soft-spoken candidate...

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