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Chicago way

Chicago way  n.— «When asked how he could have pulled off such an escape, Mr. Alsammarae, who moved to Chicago in 1976 but returned to Iraq just after the invasion, laughed uproariously for 20 seconds. Then, recycling a famous line from an...

bun-head

bun-head  n.— «I began my career as a ballet dancer, a little “bun-head,” as we were called.» —“Carole Shelley plumbs the heart of a Jewish mother” by Hedy Weiss Chicago Sun-Times Mar. 6, 1988...

stunnin

stunnin  n.— «Reggie, in his own mind, was a great stunna—not a number one Stunna—but he was a great stunna on the bike. And Kels was an up and coming stunna, eager and ready to ride. “All we did was stunnin. All we did was practice...

stunna

stunna  n.— «Reggie, in his own mind, was a great stunna—not a number one Stunna—but he was a great stunna on the bike. And Kels was an up and coming stunna, eager and ready to ride. “All we did was stunnin. All we did was practice...

spaghetti bowl

spaghetti bowl  n.— «The intersection of religion and state has become increasingly hectic and hazardous, a spaghetti-bowl junction of conflict and uneasy collaboration on the twisting, global highway.» —“Religion Is Again An Earth...

burping bedpost

burping bedpost
 n.— «Bassoon—burping bedpost.» —“A Line O’ Type Or Two” by John Pyskaty Chicago Tribune Mar. 9, 1954. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)