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Umarell, the Italian Alter Kocker

You’ve seen this guy before: the older gent who strolls around at construction sites, asking questions, offering suggestions, and kibitizing about the activities there. The Italian dictionary Lo Zingarelli (Amazon) recently added the handy...

draw down

draw down  v. phr.— «He still had the gun and could have drawn down on me at any time.» —“Cross-Examination Fails to Alter Skiatook Murder Suspect’s Story” by Don Hayden Daily Oklahoman Dec. 23, 1981. (source:...

submarine patent

submarine patent  n.— «Occasionally, patents take a decade or two to be granted because they are held up in appeals and amendments in the Patent Office. When this happens under the existing system, an inventor can obtain a 17-year monopoly...