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deep throat

n
an anonymous source of secret information
[C20: from the code name of such a source in the Watergate scandal; a reference to the title of a pornographic film]
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Now that we are in the e-business era, it only stands to reason that email has also become the preferred communication means for stool pigeons, inside sources and other kinds of deep throats who might or might not have axes to grind.
Everyone in the media is thrilled to be hot on the trail of the anonymous author of Primary Colors, but when the truth comes out, reporters clear their deep throats and protest that a journalist has lied.
At Costa Rica's Costa Flores, the world's largest tropical flower farm, giant elephant ears brush up against brightly colored Deep Throats and Big Wet Kisses, while hummingbirds and Jesus Christ lizards dart about.
ATLANTA -- Join the Atlanta Press Club on Tuesday, June 28 at the Omni Hotel for Anonymous Sources: Handling Our Own Deep Throats in Today's Troubling Times.
Nunca pensaron los truculentos productores de la famosa pelicula pornografica Deep Throat (Garganta Profunda) --protagonizada por Linda Lovelace, recientemente fallecida-- que el nombre de este filme serviria para bautizar (por sugerencia del managing editor de The Washington Post, Howard Simons) al personaje que actuaba como guia para que los reporteros Bob Woodward y Carl Bernstein, de comun acuerdo con su director Ben Bradlee, rastrearan la informacion que publicaba el cotidiano sobre el escandalo Watergate que desemboco en la renuncia del presidente Richard M.