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addaword.gifdefinition of frackademic

a person who works in academia in the field of fracking (=a type of mining which is used to obtain gas, oil or other substances)
The MIT frackademics stuck to the party line: they only tested newly completed wells …
Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/12/2012 10:58:00
Definition of frackademic from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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