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 for jello
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jell-O \Jell"-O\, jello \jell"o\n. [a trademark.]
     a brand of sweetened fruit-flavored powdered mixture,
     packaged so that it can be conveniently dissolved in hot
     water and solidified into a gelatin, used as a dessert,
     sometimes with pieces of fruit mixed in; also the gelatin
     dessert thus prepared; sometimes used metaphorically; as,
     when he pulled a gun on me, my knees turned to Jell-O..
     Note: Jell-O was originally a trademark and is still
           protected by trademark law, but is often used as one
           word, uncapitalized in informal writing.
           [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: fruit-flavored dessert (trade mark Jell-O) made from a
           commercially prepared gelatin powder [syn: jello,

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

      [Usenet: by analogy with spam] A message that is both excessively
      cross-posted and too frequently posted, as opposed to spam (which is
      merely too frequently posted) or velveeta (which is merely excessively
      cross-posted). This term is widely recognized but not commonly used; most
      people refer to both kinds of abuse or their combination as spam.

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