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hoe-chucker

hoe-chucker  n.— «The Vancouver parks board received two log-loaders yesterday from Finning Canada and Caterpillar to aid in Stanley Park’s restoration. The half-million-dollar machines, commonly called hoe chuckers, are used to play a log...

furkid

furkid  n.— «Best of all, there’s a nice seven-page subset out of the “People I Detest” chapter devoted to people with “furkids” or, to use her other neologism, “furparents.” These people don’t have pets...

furparent

furparent  n.— «Best of all, there’s a nice seven-page subset out of the “People I Detest” chapter devoted to people with “furkids” or, to use her other neologism, “furparents.” These people don’t have...

extended suicide

extended suicide  n.— «Suicide is usually a solitary act. But in rare cases, people who are depressed and planning to take their own lives—as appears to have been the case with Virginia Tech gunman Cho Seung-Hui—commit what some...

bunny hug

bunny hug  n.— «It shares its name with a dance move from 1912, and was once also called a “cotton popover” and a “kangaroo sweatshirt.” What the majority of the English-speaking world refers to as the hooded...

angryphone

angryphone  n.— «“There are a lot of people out there that I’m calling angryphones,” said Kirkland businessman Carlos Roldan, 46. “When (Premier Jacques) Parizeau blamed us for the No vote, it was a watershed moment. All of...