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Lovely Names for Snow

The 1955 Glossary of Arctic and Subarctic Terms is a collection of scientific and indigenous terminology that’s dated, but often poetic, which describes the features of an extremely cold landscape. Among those terms are diamond dust, also...

D2D

D2D  n.— «“It’s missionary work turned into a business,” said Cameron Treu, 30, who served his mission in Chile and was recruited into D2D (that is door-to-door in sales lingo) by another former missionary.» —“Door to Door as...

roofless

roofless  adj.— «Landless peasants have organized in Brazil and Bolivia, and Brazil also has a “roofless” movement of people with inadequate or no housing. Consumer rights organizations have sprung up in a variety of countries...