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It’s another A Way with Words newsletter! This past weekend’s episode was a rebroadcast, which we named “Pickles and Ice Cream.” English speakers use those two when they want to compare two things that don’t go well...

hairbag

hairbag  n.— «Mr. Bacon employs some well-worn police lingo in relating his experiences, which he started logging in a computer on nights off from work. He describes turning into a “hairbag,” a term for a very experienced officer that is...

meatza

meatza  n.— «My friends once ate a pizza that was known in legend as “the meatza.” This pizza had no sauce, just 7 or 8 different meats piled quite high (estimated at about 4-5 inches). They then used the crust to mop up the grease that...

who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «Thanks to the farmers and their livestock, we had scrambled eggs, bacon, and roast beef ’til who laid the rail.» —“Over Cokes” in Eldora Hi-Lites Eldora High School Mar. 24...