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libero

libero  n.— «The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has decided to reduce the pressure of balls for the men’s game by a quarter to give defences a better chance. The libero system—where a designated player can be sent in and out of...

ice

ice  v.— «Pittsburgh kicker Jeff Reed couldn’t have been happier when Jacksonville coach Jack Del Rio called a timeout as Reed lined up a 37-yard field-goal attempt with 23 seconds left in their game last Sunday night. Del Rio was trying...

circuit bending

circuit bending n. the manipulation or modification of electronics or electronic instruments, via chance short-circuiting, to create sounds or (experimental) music. Editorial Note: Reed Ghazala writes in a private note, “The addition of...

listicle

listicle  n.— «People who haven’t worked in the publishing industry (or haven’t worked at the Voice) don’t necessarily know that “best of” issues are generally a chance for the editorial staff to phone it in. Inside jokes, lazy...

pump head

pump head  n.— «Clinton stands a good chance of fully rebounding from the bypass surgery, in which doctors replace clogged arteries to the heart with veins and arteries taken from elsewhere in the body. But many people who undergo the...

buscon

buscon  n.— «Signing is also a major issue currently in the Dominican Republic. Talent hunters, buscones as they call them, journey the streets and fields for ambitious ball players. Buscones promise a chance at professional baseball, but...