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back door draft

back door draft  n.— «[Arnold] Garcia:&hellip’”The use of the increaseing dependence on the reserve and guard components amounts to, as one of the editorial writers said in a meeting yesterday, a back door draft...

ratline

ratline  n.— «I remember a ratline operator helping my nephew escape just after Christmas for two thousand dollars.» —“Escapes For Sale” by Bob Deindorfer in Vienna, Austria Los Angeles Times Oct. 15, 1950...

Chrismukkah

Chrismukkah  n.— «Chrismukkah—A fusion version of Christmas for families in which one parent is Jewish and the other Christian—as in the Cohen household.» —“Guide to OC vocabulary” Telegraph (U.K.) Oct. 16, 2004...

convenio

convenio  n.— «On top of theconvenios, which function rather like long-term contracts with media bosses, there are thechayotes—one-time direct payments to reporters. Although much less common than 25 years ago, when reporters received cash...

zhing zhong

zhing zhong  n.— «Shavings can only advice that, judging from what we hear, the “Zhing Zhong” condoms may not be that protective to Zimbabweans, many of whom are of bigger built than your average Chinese man.» —“Christmas...

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...