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silo funding

silo funding  other.— «We’ve neglected, not only the law, but the infrastructure of public health for more than a century and now what we have to do is stop the silo funding and more generalized funding and capacity level at the state and...

doji

doji  n.— «Instead, it concerns an arcane 17th century Japanese method of mastering the markets via a system of “harmi line patterns,” “doji line candles” and “dark cloud corners.”» —“Pembroke:...

rake

rake  v.— «After almost a century in which anguish has accumulated like autumn leaves, New England wakes up this morning toasting a team that, in the current baseball parlance, really “rakes.”» —“Boston’s long wait finally...

dhimmi

dhimmi  n.— «Jews had held the status of “dhimmis” since the twelfth century. “Dhimmi” means a protected person without the rights of a citizen. He could not vote, get a passport or have his oath accepted in a...

ou bife

ou bife  n.— «Now his attention and that of his adopted nation turns again to the English, referred to as ou bife, “the beefs” here since the 19th century when the Duke of Wellington helped kick out the French during the...

sailor mongering

sailor mongering  n.— «Sailor mongering was rife in the 19th century when brothels sent prostitutes laden with booze onto ships as they made their way to harbor. The idea was to get the sailors so drunk they could be whisked to shore and...