n.— «“Captain Ricky Ponting has turned a searing spotlight on faltering England captain Michael Vaughan by announcing Australia’s intention to make him Glenn McGrath’s next bunny,” the paper said. A ‘bunny’ in cricket parlance is a batsman who becomes psychologically unnerved to the extent he regularly falls victim to a particular bowler.» —“Vaughan will be McGrath’s ‘bunny’: AusNewSpeak” in Sydney, Australia Indian Express (New Delhi) July 26, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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