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zap

zap  n.— «Following the 1969 Stonewall riots, as the nascent gay rights movement became increasingly combative, a gay Philadelphia teenager initiated his own guerrilla war aimed at television, including the CBS Evening News. Mark Segal...

guap

guap  n.— «Late last night I was watching some rap star or hip hop mogul on Carson Daly, and Carson asked him about “new cool urban” words. The guy told him that the new word for “Money” is “Guac” as in short for Guacamole. Some people...

bug

bug
 n.— «Father, that is sure one bad, wicked place. They got a man sells tickets on the bug.» —by Carson McCullers The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter , 1940. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

table jumper

table jumper  n.— «Bishop and the other condemned men who followed him were “table jumpers,” guard parlance for inmates who didn’t resist as they were led to the death chamber and strapped into a chair or onto the gurney that’s...