By Teri Karush Rogers | June 21, 2010 - 1:41PM

an tip i ca tion - (an tip i SAY shun) - n.   Pregnant pause indicating a tip is expected.

The super stood by the door, his huge hand obscuring the glue trap and its tiny mewling victim.  His look of pure antipication sent Yvonne scurrying for her wallet.

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she covered New York City real estate for the The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri holds a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University. 

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