soapbox

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A crate for packing soap, or, by extension, any inexpensive crude platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it, especially when used for speeches.
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The madman obtained a soapbox which he stood on at the corner of Broadway and Wall street, to shout out his prophesy of the end of the world.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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soapboxEspecially when only tangentially relevant to an ongoing discussion.
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