Home » Dictionary » heartstick


 n.— «Some pounds throw both dogs and cats in together for gassing. Other pounds use a method called heartstick where a lethal dose of medication is injected into the heart. Unfortunately, it is often not done correctly!» —“Never buy a dog from any breeder” by Margaret Cloud Stories In The News (Ketchikan, Alaska) Mar. 21, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

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

Further reading

Goody Two-Shoes (episode #1543)

She sells seashells by the seashore. Who is the she in this tongue twister? Some claim it’s the young Mary Anning, who went on to become a famous 19th-century British paleontologist. Dubious perhaps, but the story of her rise from seaside...

Perrijo/Perrija = Fur Baby

The Spanish equivalent of fur baby, an affectionate term for one’s pets, is perrijo or perrija, a combination of perro, “dog,” and hijo or hija, meaning “son” or “daughter.” This is part of a complete...

Recent posts