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Think of a holiday traffic jam—except one that’s delayed and happens in hospital ERs rather than on the highway.
IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO CANCEL THANKSGIVINGDAVID ROTMANNOVEMBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
They could do away with the hassle of airports and traffic jams.
AIRPORT PLANNED FOR ‘JETSONS’-LIKE FLYING CARSVERNE KOPYTOFFNOVEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
On a warm Saturday afternoon in late spring, his mother, Darlene Jones Lundergan, hands Mike his drumsticks for an impromptu jam session during a FaceTime interview.
PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WERE PROMISED HELP. INSTEAD, THEY FACE DELAYS AND DENIALS.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STAR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY ALEX DEVOID, ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
Without a true national pandemic plan, America’s coronavirus response seems like a 50-state traffic jam.
CORONAVIRUS HAS HIT THE FACE OF COLLEGE FOOTBALLJERRY BREWEROCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In pandemic-free years, America’s biggest trade show, CES, attracts more than 170,000 attendees, bringing traffic that jams surrounding roads day and night.
ELON MUSK’S LAS VEGAS LOOP MIGHT ONLY CARRY A FRACTION OF THE PASSENGERS IT PROMISEDDAVID RIGGSOCTOBER 16, 2020TECHCRUNCH
The system was tested on Kenya’s borders earlier this year, when the pandemic caused epic traffic jams, as truckers underwent health checks.
THE TECH STARTUP TRYING TO RESTORE OUR FAITH IN COVID-FREE AIR TRAVELVIVIENNE WALTOCTOBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
Mexico City is famous for its museums, food and culture, but also for its traffic jams.
COMPLEXITY SCIENTIST BEATS TRAFFIC JAMS THROUGH ADAPTATIONRODRIGO PÉREZ ORTEGASEPTEMBER 28, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The city which is home to over 20 million people is infamous for congestion and snaking lines of traffic jams.
RESIDENTS IN LAGOS ARE PAYING FOR THE CITY’S WORSENING AIR POLLUTION WITH THEIR LIVESYOMI KAZEEMSEPTEMBER 25, 2020QUARTZ
Malcolm asked her gently to go back to the helm and keep it jammed hard-a-starboard until they arrived at the left bank.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
But the jar threw my six-shooter where I couldn't reach it, and the carbine was jammed in the stirrup-leather on the wrong side.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO JAMMED

  • backward
  • behind
  • behind time
  • behindhand
  • belated
  • blown
  • delayed
  • dilatory
  • eleventh hour
  • gone
  • held up
  • hung up
  • in a bind
  • in the lurch
  • jammed
  • lagging
  • last-minute
  • missed the boat
  • out of luck
  • overdue
  • postponed
  • put off
  • remiss
  • slow
  • stayed
  • strapped
  • tardy
  • too late
  • unpunctual
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