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American pronunciation of 

bird-brained

view main entry for bird-brained adjective  /ˈbɜrdˌbreɪnd/
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bird-brainbird-brains

noun [countable]

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bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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