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Word of The Day: Pile


n. pahyl

  1. a collection of objects laid on top of each other
  2. What happens when some­thing is so utterly terrible that it’s heaped into a mound of failure, resem­bling nothing so much as a collection of animal shit, which you’ve probably just stepped in.

Example: The kerfuffle over this subdomain and it’s asso­ciated impli­ca­tions for the document root that it serves has turned gone hostile. This project is offi­cially a pile.

synonyms: heap, mound, agglom­erate, cumu­lation, cumulus