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dipping dog

dipping dog  n.— «In addition to the usual Chicago dog, they also offer a few twists, including a cheddar dog with hot giardinaire—plus a “dippin’ dog,” which most of us refer to as a corn dog.» —“Hot Dog...

scuffling

scuffling  n.— «“Only in recent years have I heard the terms ‘scufflin’,’ and ‘scuffling.’ It is obvious they are using it to mean ‘struggling,’ but not one dictionary I can find includes scufflin.'” “R: Your pal...

tuna can

tuna can  n.— «The Cleveland center is also fabricating the Constellation program hardware that will be the first to fly: a prototype of the upper stage of the Ares I rocket that will boost the crew capsule into orbit. The rocket segments...

leave (something) on the table

leave (something) on the table  v. phr.— «He admitted he does have bad dreams occasionally about an estimator’s most dreaded mistake—“leaving something on the table”—in layman’s terms, forgetting to include a figure in a final estimate...

leave (something) on the table

leave (something) on the table  v. phr.— «Don’t hold out for the last dollar. Instead, leave something on the table for the next owner. “It’s riskier to be the last builder rather than the first,” Sletten advises. “If you...

bromance

bromance  n.— «Is this alleged romance surfacing to offset the rumored close relationship that Armstrong has been enjoying these last few months running around with good pal Matthew McConaughey? On a recent E Entertainment segment on the...