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gooning

gooning  v.— «The group of teenagers called it “gooning,” authorities say, slang for the beating in the street of unsuspecting people they perceived to be drunk or elderly or otherwise defenseless.» —“Teenager held in...

hyzer

hyzer  n.— «As precision and confidence increase, expand your arsenal to discs that angle right (in the lingo, a “hyzer” for a right-handed thrower) and left, and a putter.» —“Disc Golf Tries To Put A Spin On Leisure...

murderabilia

murderabilia  n.— «The Chicago Cartoon and Poster Co., 1941 W. North Ave., specializes in limited edition posters, pop culture collectibles, underground publications, adult comics, T-shirts, and “Murderabilia” (like John Wayne...

abandominium

abandominium  n.— «But two years after construction began, the 41 promised condos still haven’t come. Instead, side-by-side cinderblock shells became a squatters’ camp for up to half a dozen people, a shooting gallery for heroin addicts...

shoulder

shoulder  n.— «The fares, good for round trip or one-way, are prices for basic, shoulder, peak and holiday (Christmas). Certain restrictions apply.» —“Cycling Canada” by Carolyn McGuire Chicago Tribune Aug. 7...

babyface turn

babyface turn  n.— «Meltzer called McMichael’s May PPV tussle with the Packers’ Reggie White “easily the worst match of this or many other years.” Don’t be surprised if a major storyline twist (read babyface turn) occurs soon...