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addaword.gifdefinition of rubberneck

to stand on one's toes in a crowd of ardent admirers to see a celebrity passing by
Surely he meant to say that “celebrity drivel and rubbernecking are what drive our site”.
Submitted by: Matti Salonen from Finland on 14/09/2012 21:03:00
Definition of rubberneck from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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