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noodle

noodle  v.— «Known variously as noodling or hogging, handfishing has long been a misdemeanor punishable by fines, because state officials fear it depletes breeding-age catfish.» —“Missouri approves fishing with bare...

hogging

hogging  n.— «Known variously as noodling or hogging, handfishing has long been a misdemeanor punishable by fines, because state officials fear it depletes breeding-age catfish.» —“Missouri approves fishing with bare...

silo funding

silo funding  other.— «On funding, Mr. Sanford would have one believe school leaders are hamstrung by unreasonable constraints on the way they can spend state education dollars. He and his advisers have latched onto the buzzword...

Yorkal

Yorkal  n.— «York students created a new word for pencil, revealed at Friday’s assembly: Yorkal.» —“In Our Schools: Master one language, invent another” by Howard Buck The Columbian (Clark County,  Wash...

frindle

frindle  n.— «The award-winning book’s star, in defiance of his dictionary-worshipping teacher, invents and spreads his own word for the common pen: Frindle.» —“In Our Schools: Master one language, invent another” by Howard...

longhorn

longhorn  n.— «The train was going 45 mph on a railroad track that has a 49-mph speed limit, McClary said. That’s too fast, said Susan Fernandez, who lives across the street from the tracks where the “longhorns”—as she calls...