Home » Dictionary » go Code Xanax

go Code Xanax

go Code Xanax
 v. phr.Gloss: To slow. «In an art market that has recently gone Code Xanax, neither he nor his gallery radiated any hints of distress—though hints of distress have never been the Gagosian style.» —“Pulling Art Sales Out of Thinning Air” by David Segal New York Times Mar. 7, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

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

Further reading

Off the Turnip Truck (episode #1532)

It’s hard to imagine now, but there was a time when people disagreed over the best word to use when answering the phone. Alexander Graham Bell suggested answering with ahoy! but Thomas Edison was partial to hello! A fascinating new book about...

Pushing the Envelope (episode #1591)

Sure, there’s winter, spring, summer, and fall. But the seasons in between have even more poetic names. In Alaska, greenup describes a sudden, dramatic burst of green after a long, dark winter. And there are many, many terms for a cold snap...

Recent posts