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Box and Cox

To play Box and Cox means to participate in an arrangement in which you and someone else take turns occupying the same space at different times. This British expression derives from Box and Cox (Bookshop|Amazon), an 1847 farce by John Maddison...

Peaches Poem

Martha shares a poem by Mexican-American poet Sandra Cisneros, “Peaches—Six in a Tin Bowl, Sarajevo.” It’s from My Wicked, Wicked Ways. (The poem is copyright 1987 by Sandra Cisneros. By special arrangement with Third Woman Press...

split bit

split bit  n.— Note: “Bit” is well-established slang meaning “prison term.” «Under the state laws that govern sentencing, grand larceny is considered a non-violent crime, and it carries no mandatory minimum prison...

lifecycle fund

lifecycle fund  n.—Gloss: An investment arrangement in which money is invested in safer securities and investments as a person grows older. «The funds, also known as lifecycle funds, are designed to minimize risk by shifting the...

repo

repo  n.— «Regulators also are monitoring repurchase agreements, also known as repos, which banks use for short-term financing. In a common arrangement known as tri-party repo, one bank lends money to another bank, which offers securities...

monster

monster  n.— «Frampton’s team argues that the extra entropy is generated by the random nature of quantum physics. This should sometimes allow a collapsing ball of matter to spontaneously transform into something called a...