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bank

bank  v.— «The 16-year-old said she was “banked,” a street word meaning she was ganged up on, by East Side girls. She was hit and scratched and her hair weaves were pulled out.» —“An increase in girls fighting...

–ting

–ting  suffix— «“Mee-t’ing” or simply “t’ing.” A blind date. Sometimes a “so-gae t’ing” (lit. “introductory date”). Some folks used to speak jokingly of “eh-rae-bae-i-taw t’ing,”...

ting

ting  n.— «“Mee-t’ing” or simply “t’ing.” A blind date. Sometimes a “so-gae t’ing” (lit. “introductory date”). Some folks used to speak jokingly of “eh-rae-bae-i-taw t’ing,” or a...

molecular gastronomy

molecular gastronomy  n.— «One of France’s most prestigious academic institutions has founded a laboratory devoted to the study of “molecular gastronomy.” The new unit at the College de France in Paris will be headed by Dr...