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stork mark

stork mark  n.— «My 16 month old baby still has stork marks on her forehead and upper eyelids. The pediatrician says they will fade but doesn’t say when.» —“How to Keep Well” by T.R. Van Dellen Chicago Daily...

stork mark

stork mark  n.— «Our baby has dark red hand marks on her cheek. Do these marks go away?…Yes, if they are stork marks, but no, if they are birthmarks. Bring this matter to the attention of your physician.» —“How to Keep...

circuit breaker

circuit breaker  n.— «We said there’s one market today, not many marketplaces and that you have to coordinate circuit breakers between the markets. Circuit breakers in Chicago are really price limits, ad the circuit breakers in New York...

cotton curtain

cotton curtain  n.— «From behind the “cotton curtain” of the Mississippi Delta last week came Dr. Theodore R. (for Roosevelt) Mason Howard.…Rated as Mississippi’s “most hated” Negro leader because of his...

shotgunnin

shotgunnin  v.— «The old policy of taking medicine for a cough, of having a favorite cough medicine, of generally shotgunning, beyond question was harmful.» —“How to Keep Well” by W.A. Evans Chicago Daily...

pimp

pimp  v.— «Some Black voices, however, have joined the anti-immigrant backlash. Among them is Mary Mitchell, a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, who denounced Arellano’s comparison of her struggle to that of Rosa Parks, who defied...

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