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By Teri Karush Rogers  |
July 12, 2010 - 12:01PM
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Door na ment - n.  Lazy and/or unusually attractive doorman.

"Ralph never actually opens the door," Susan observed to her sister while wedging the doors open with the double-stroller.  "He's a complete doornament--but with a bod like that, who cares?"   

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Teri Karush Rogers

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she had previously covered New York City real estate for 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 earned a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University.

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