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road to Damascus experience

road to Damascus experience  n.— «The Washington summit did not prove a road-to-Damascus experience. Within twenty-four hours, Wallace, back on CBS’s Face the Nation, once again atttacked the media for its use of “unmitigated...

seg academy

seg academy  n.— «After the Supreme Court ordered the end of segregation 50 years ago, many white Southerners simply moved their children from state schools to private academies, often referred to as “seg academies” because...

durrty durrty

durrty durrty  n.— «I’ve lived in Smiths Alabama all my life [da durrty durrty south…repin dat 334…lolz. » —“User Info” by Laura (trupimpcess) in Smiths, Ala. Blurty.com Oct. 10, 2004. (source:...

hammer state

hammer state  n.— «Public Safety Director Mike Coppage is tired of hearing Alabama referred to as “a hammer state.” “That means when you are on the interstate and get to Alabama you can step on the pedal and go as fast as...

dum-dum

dum-dum  n.— «When he returned in ’03, McLain was equipped with a thick cushion to wear atop his helmet (he refers to it as a “dum-dum”), which softened any potentially dangerous blows to the head.» —“McLain Making...