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Household definitions, part N in a series: radiation mopping

Radiation mopping, n. The element in an otherwise forgettable piece of fiction (written or filmed) that provokes reference thereafter. From Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull, wherein the title character is cleansed of any potential radiation poisoning from being at Ground Zero for a nuclear explosion by being scrubbed down with large and apparently magical mops.
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