hanging chad

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Noun1.hanging chad - a chad that is incompletely removed and hanging by one corner
chad - a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape
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This is not just about hanging chads and punch cards.
Both context and structure make a blooper of this bead: "Florida May Need Disabled Voting Machines." The hanging chad debacle wasn't enough?
Of course, everything changed as soon as Lieberman ended up a hanging chad short of having the heartbeat-away job of vice president.
With each reading, some hanging chad are likely to be dislodged, while others are pushed back in the hole.
We may all still be running around looking for a hanging chad. I've been looking for one for years, but not of the electoral variety.
But in both houses, the GOP holds on with all the firmness of a hanging chad. So Republican lawmakers will be faced with a stark choice: fight for big issues, or settle for small accomplishments.
The irresistibly silly term "hanging chad" has entered the American lexicon, and it was only a matter of time before the first "hanging chad" beer poured forth from an American brewkettle.
Everyone can speak out, and everyone is counted (no hanging chad when it's companies like Blue Fin and Topsy doing the counting).
The issue in the Bush-Gore election was the validity of ballots (hanging chad), not the identity of voters.
Ensuring the purity of the ballot box has been a point of concern for lawmakers since "hanging chad" entered the lexicon.