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beer shooter

beer shooter  n.— «Alcohol is also “shot” or “needled” into near beer.…Much available evidence was brought to light concerning the methods in which breweries in that locality “shot beer,” as the...

mail-shot

mail-shot  n.— «We got so desperate we even sent a mail-shot to the papers telling them that eight per cent of battered women are turned away as it is, and not one of them phoned us.» —by Denise Mina Garnethill May 1, 1998...

rubber ear

rubber ear  n.— «While Scots have never been backward about coming forward with complaints, they stand more chance of getting the rubber-ear treatment than anywhere else. According to the survey, 15 per cent of Scots interviewed complained...

rate tart

rate tart  n.— «Credit card providers are considering withdrawing zero per cent deals, in a sign of their growing exasperation with “rate tarts” who switch cards as soon as they have to start paying interest on their borrowing...

busdown

busdown  n.— «Hold up wait a minute mz b weezy don came up in it. Holl aback i love bow wow and 50 cent also but bow is my # 1 boo forever and always so all yall little busdown wannabes need to back dat azz away fa you get merked...

tiger kidnapping

tiger kidnapping  n.— «More than 80 per cent of “tiger” kidnappings involve ethnic minorities. There has been a particular problem with Chinese nationals who have entered the country illegally. They are often snatched by gangs...