One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Meteorology an index for measuring the discomfort felt in warm weather as a result of the combined effects of the temperature and humidity of the air.
2Economics an informal measure of the state of an economy obtained from the sum of the rate of inflation and the unemployment statistics.
1950s; earliest use found in The Boston Globe.
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