Word on the Street: Belabor Day

A Portland glossary

August 23, 2012

Belabor Day (n)

The sad moment in each presidential election year when every Portlander suddenly becomes a tiresome political pundit

In a sentence  “Just two weeks ago, we were sitting on the deck, drinking Campari, thinking about nothing. Then we hit Belabor Day—now all my friends can talk about is ‘parsing the cross-tabs’ in the latest Ohio poll, whatever that means.”  Related phenomena  Florida envy, threats to move to Canada, Nader hate

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