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walling

walling  n.— «NBC Nightly News noted that the memos provide “the fullest description yet of the techniques used by the CIA on roughly 30 detainees,” including “slapping, sleep deprivation, stress positions, nudity...

horse collar

horse collar  n.— «A few years back the NFL initiated the “Roy Williams Rule,” banning the tackling of a player by grabbing the inside of the shoulder pads, or jersey from behind. This practice is affectionately known as the...

whoa breaking

whoa breaking  v. phr.— «To use collar pressure on whoa breaking requires that you dog leave the initial position in which you placed him, or where he knows he is supposed to be.» —by Paul Knutson Pointing Labrador Apr. 1...

smokestack chasing

smokestack chasing  n.— «That has forced state and local governments around the country to use tax and other incentives to lure blue collar positions to their districts, a practice called smokestack chasing.» —“How Did Georgia Lure...

gold-collar job

gold-collar job  n.— «Laura Patrick’s dream is to create what the bio-tech industry calls gold-collar jobs—high-paying, high-tech positions.» —“Inventor profiles” Lansing State Journal (Mich.) Nov. 27, 2005...

perp

perp  n.— «I…drew up near a large man in a red shirt, who was holding an ugly looking, short ear bull pup by the collar.…Blood was on the ground, and both dogs were bleeding when I came up. “I’ll bet yer ten ounces ter...