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Padiddle Car Game

Ever play padiddle in the car? You know, that game where you slap the ceiling when another car’s headlight is out? Padiddle, also known as perdiddle and padoodle, goes back to the 1940s, and was originally a kissing game. There’s more...

strappo

strappo  n.— «The Italian-based technique known as strappo involved covering the painting first with resin, then a spray glue, followed by fabric and electrical tape, Mallios said. Then a jackhammer was used to pound the face of the mural...

oops paint

oops paint  n.— «I wanted to do some interior painting, but a good can of paint or two is a little more than I could afford. I noticed what my paint dealer labeled as “oops” paint set to the side. It was paint that he made a...

glass cliff

glass cliff  n.— «It therefore appears that after having broken through a glass ceiling women are actually more likely than men to find themselves on a “glass cliff,” meaning their positions of leadership are risky or...

popcorn ceiling

popcorn ceiling  n.— «We’ve lived in our home for 30 years and have “popcorn” ceilings. I remember when we hung our swag lamp we could see fibers falling when we drilled holes. After all these years, is it too late to have the...

ceiling method

ceiling method  n.— «How does anyone administratively know how many hectares would be the right size? The only way one can arrive at such a figure is through a sophisticated technique known as the ceiling method, which means you look at...