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swankienda

swankienda  n.— «The Malibu swankienda was still under construction when Tommy lost his battle with cancer more than two years ago, so he never got to enjoy it.» —“Big City Beat” by Maxine Mesinger Houston...

swankienda

swankienda  n.— «I appreciated your “swankienda” reference last week. Maxine Mesinger was my cousin, and it’s nice to see that her “phrase” has not been forgotten» —“Coined word is reminder of columnist, her...

hot lane

hot lane  n.— «Toll lanes, also known as “hot lanes,” also play a big part in the plan, which suggests creating a network of them that reaches throughout the region. » —“Plan calls for more toll lanes on...

spadia

spadia  n.— «I’ve learned more about the Chronilog, comics (that fold that covers half of the Sunday comics is called a “spadia”) and the weather page in a little over a month as reader representative than in my entire 14 years...

caging

caging  n.— «The GOP’s announced plan to block 35,000 voters in Ohio ran up against the wrath of federal judges; so, in Florida, what appear to be similar plans had been kept under wraps until the discovery of documents called...

pop

pop  v.— «He now has more cachet than David Letterman or Jay Leno. In the parlance of TV industry hacks, Stewart has “popped”—like a Roman candle.» —“Jon Stewart, seriously, here to stay” by Tim Goodman San...