Liquor: The increased taxes on happy-juice have cut the revenues from liquor sales (1950s+)
noun 1. a course of action or condition that is between two extremes: Our climate is a happy medium between hot and cold. 2. a satisfactory compromise between two things that are related in such a way that one increases as the other decreases: We need to find a happy medium between conserving land and […]
- Happy pill
noun phrase A tranquilizer pill (1956+)
- Happy-puppet syndrome
happy-puppet syndrome hap·py-pup·pet syndrome (hāp’ē-pŭp’ĭt) n. A congenital syndrome of unknown cause that is characterized by mental retardation, ataxic movements, hypotonia, epileptic seizures, prolonged and easily provoked spasms of laughter, prognathism, and an open-mouthed facial expression.
- Happy release
noun 1. liberation, esp by death, from an unpleasant condition