- Fictional town in stories by Garrison Keillor.
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Lake Wobegon — is a fictional town in the U.S. state of Minnesota, said to have been the boyhood home of Garrison Keillor, who reports the News from Lake Wobegon on the radio show A Prairie Home Companion. Lake Wobegon is characterized as the town where all the … Wikipedia
Lake Wobegon — Lake Wo|be|gon an imaginary town in stories written by Garrison Keillor, which is typical of a small US town in Minnesota … Dictionary of contemporary English
Lake Wobegon — ➡ Keillor. * * * … Universalium
Lake Wobegon effect — The Lake Wobegon effect designates either: the human tendency to overestimate one s achievements and capabilities in relation to others (in academic sources this is more usually called the above average effect or the better than average effect);… … Wikipedia
Lake Wobegon Trails — The Lake Wobegon Trails are two paved recreational rail trails in central Minnesota, named after the fictional Lake Wobegon in Garrison Keillor s Prairie Home Companion . [cite web | title = National Recreation Trails | url =… … Wikipedia
Lake Wobegon Days — Infobox Book | name = Lake Wobegon Days title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket from first edition author = Garrison Keillor illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Lake Wobegon genre = novel … Wikipedia
Lake Wobegon effect — (layk WOH.bee.gawn uh.fekt) n. The tendency to treat all members of a group as above average, particularly with respect to numerical values such as test scores or executive salaries; in a survey, the tendency for most people to describe… … New words
Wobegon — Wo|be|gon, Lake →↑Lake Wobegon … Dictionary of contemporary English
Wobegon, Lake — Fictional town in stories by Garrison Keillor. The word itself is spelled woebegone … Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors
quake lake — n. A lake formed when an earthquake causes landslides that block a large river. Example Citations: The threat of flash floods from dams and quake lakes formed from landslides blocking rivers has forced tens of thousands of already traumatized… … New words