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    a person who uses a helicopter instead of a ski lift, to access areas of a mountain where he or she can do downhill skiing in the most natural way.

    Are you a heli-skier but often you wish you could ski tour in this awesome terrain without the noisy helicopter around you all day?

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 03/05/2010
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gig economy

an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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