Home » Dictionary » bull tailing

bull tailing

bull tailing
 n.— «The rodeo-like sport of bull tailing, or Toros Coleados, which Venezuelan immigrants have brought to South Florida, involves cowboys on horseback who grab a running bull by the tail and pull it down. There’s a similar event in Mexico, known as colas.» —“Senate Passes Ban On ‘Bull Tailing’” WKMG-TV (Tallahassee, Florida) Apr. 24, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

Sunday-Go-to-Meeting Clothes

Daniel in Gainesville, Florida, shares a funny story about people who misunderstood a party invitation that called for Sunday-to-meeting clothes. In this case, the meeting isn’t just any meeting. It’s an old word for “church...

Invisible Man or Ghost Runner?

Sue from Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, wants help regarding a dispute with her husband about terms they use in a pickup sport like softball and you don’t have enough players to field a full-size team. If you get onto second base but then have to...