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dollar-a-year man

dollar-a-year man  n.— «Before his death in 1955, the Pictou-born man was one of the country’s top corporate lawyers, known for driving around the streets of Halifax in the city’s first Rolls-Royce limousine. During the Second World War...

bush bashing

bush bashing  n.— Note: According to the Macquarie Dictionary, “bash” is an Australian term for a cross-country trip. «Inspector Andrew Humberstone, in charge of the search, said Mr Meyer was a highly experienced bushwalker and...

walk

walk  attrib.— «Hotels will overbook to improve their chances of selling out for a night. To safeguard against homeless travelers, hotels in the same class and local area usually phone each other every day to compare occupancy rates and...

New Season Starts November 24th

Power up the vacuum tubes and charge up your iPod! Just in time for the holiday season, we’re happy to announce that the first of our brand-new shows of the new season will air the weekend of Saturday, November 24th, and Sunday, November 25th.

rack inversion

rack inversion  n.— «Meanwhile, independent station owners are getting squeezed. The gas they buy on the spot market, which is usually lower priced than that provided to branded stations under contract, is now higher, Langley said. This...

dynamite charge

dynamite charge  n.— «Judge Katz read the jury what is known as the “Allen charge.” Euphemistically called the “dynamite charge,” it reminds a potentially deadlocked jury of what is at stake if it fails to reach a...