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city ham

city ham  n.— «By contrast, wet-cured hams—often called “city” hams—are brined or injected with a saltwater solution as a preservative. City hams, more mild-tasting and moister than country hams, are far more prevalent because...

tokunbo

tokunbo  adj.— «If any part or bolt or nut shows any sign of working less than 100 per cent, it is automatically replaced with a brand new one, a practice which is in sharp contrast to the tendency to use a “tokunbo” (second...

monging

monging  n.— «These two students were quite a contrast to the homeless guy, who, I must say, I liked considerably more; he had no delusions of grandeur, unlike these perhaps too nicely groomed jocks, who felt it their mission for the night...

Mart Brothers

Mart Brothers n.pl. the American retail store chains Wal-Mart and K-Mart. Editorial Note: This term is ironically jocular through comparison to local stores that tend to be named after their owners and in contrast to the two retailers’—especially...

ziatype

ziatype  n.— «Continuing with “alternative” photography, Richard Sullivan and Carl Weese are the authors of a new definitive work, The New Platinum Print.…This covers the complete field of chemical and procedural...

rosh katan

rosh katan  n.— «As for the expressions (pronounced “rosh katan”—little head, vs. “rosh gadol”—big head). This expression comes from the IDF, and as most military language, doesn’t quite translate into normal...

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