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Word Jocks Lettered in Language

Pass the Gatorade! Martha and Grant work up a sweat in this episode as they tackle a sports quiz and lob vocabulary questions back and forth. They also settle a family dispute about the pronunciation of eco-friendly and unlock the etymology of...

Snarky

A reader of Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential thinks the book is snarky—but what does snarky really mean? This is part of a complete episode.

wey

wey
 n.— «Pinche wey means “fucking guy” but can also mean “you adorable scamp” or “pal.”» —by Anthony Bourdain Kitchen Confidential May 22, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

weeded

weeded
 adj.— «Weeded means “in the weeds.”» —by Anthony Bourdain Kitchen Confidential May 22, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

shaft meal

shaft meal  adj.— «The meal itself becomes—particularly if it’s the usual trinity of chicken, pasta and salad—the shaft meal or the gruel.» —by Anthony Bourdain Kitchen Confidential May 22, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued...

cachundo

cachundo
 n.— «Cachundo, meaning “piece of ass,” might be applied to a particularly homely runner.» —by Anthony Bourdain Kitchen Confidential May 22, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)