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Tue., May 9, 2006, 5:58 p.m.

Definition: Incumbestan

Definition: Incumbestan is a state of being that almost guarantees a sitting congressman re-election from his/her district.

Used In A Sentence: Incumbestan may be all that's standing between the Democrats and their 12-year goal of winning back the House of Representatives.

DFO: I wished I could claim this word as my own. But I got it from a column by Mark Steyn of the National Review.




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.