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Foblish

Foblish n. stilted or incorrect English spoken or written by a non-native speaker. Etymological Note: From FOB “fresh off boat” + English. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

wags

wags  n.pl.— «Pictures of the wives and girlfriends (or Wags as the FA’s acronym calls them) of the Euro 2004 England team, or of the wives and girlfriends of the 1999 US Ryder Cup team, for instance, show a classic feminine look where...

dockominium

dockominium  n.— «One response has been the rise of the dockominium, an idea that started in Florida’s year-round boating environment. Marinas sell boat slips like real estate, assuring the owner perpetual ownership, tax write-offs for...

potpourri fishing

potpourri fishing  n.— «At Fort Bragg, Martin Scribner at the North Coast Angler says marlin have been hooked and lost. Bottom fishing is great on non-windy days. The albacore bite is picking up again after three windy days. And a...

G-machine

G-machine n. an automobile capable of withstanding one g of extra gravitational force due to braking and turning at high speeds; (hence) any fast vehicle, such as an automobile or boat. Etymological Note: G- < ‘gravity’ + machine (source: Double...

LCVP

LCVP  n.— «A 9-ton Higgins Boat, known in military parlance as an LCVP (landing craft, vehicle and personnel), was delivered to the Experimental Aircraft Association grounds Monday.» —“WWII boat buoys vets’ museum plan” by...