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Hol-ly-wood an-cient (adj): What Julia Roberts is, according to Newsweek . . .

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Hol-ly-wood an-cient (adj): What Julia Roberts is, according to Newsweek writer Ramin Setoodeh: "Is Julia Roberts over  . . . has time passed her by? It’s not just that she’s Hollywood ancient (she’s 41). Julia was also very much of her era."

MILTTR (n): mother-in-law to the rescue (see Robinson, Marian; the White House)

ar-a-fo (n): Japanglish buzzword for confident women who are "around 40" (single arafos are an especially prized demographic among marketers in Japan).

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