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high-marking

high-marking  n.— «Police in western Canada are cautioning snowmobile users against performing a dangerous straight-up tactic that killed an Alberta man last weekend. The practice is called “high-marking” and involves a...

swamper

swamper  n.— «The man killed at an oil rig site in west central Alberta yesterday was a second year apprentice who had only been working for the company three months, say family.…He was what the industry calls a swamper, “the...

gonch

gonch n. underpants or panties; chones. Editorial Note: According to Katherine Barber of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, as quoted in the Edmonton Journal in 2004, this word takes a variety of spellings: “In Saskatchewan, it’s gauch, gitch or...

North Texas

North Texas  n.— «He’s already got the next one well under way. It’s going to be a concept dance album, called Urban Sprawl in North Texas. “North Texas is what I call Alberta sometimes.”» —“Stakes are high for...

North Texas

North Texas  n.— «The right wing of this party is like the American Republican party and mostly based in Alberta (North Texas due to it having lots of oil and cowboys).» —“Martin Gets 86’ed” by yochanan Little Green...