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nutpicking

nutpicking  n.— «I held a contest to create a name for the moronic practice of trawling through open comment threads in order to find a few wackjobs who can be held up as evidence that liberals are nuts. It’s both lazy and self-refuting...

rent-a-cow rancher

rent-a-cow rancher  attrib.— «Fite, however, stopped short of likening the case to those seen with “rent-a-cow ranchers,” a term used to describe owners of luxury homes who keep a small number of animals or cut hay on a corner...

lacing

lacing  n.— «Dense trees are most likely to lose limbs, or even topple, so September is a good time to open them up with careful, selective pruning of entire branches—what some arborists call “lacing.”» —“Be cool. Autumn...

flake

flake
 n.— «I want nothing except for this flake of alfalfa hay in the back corner.» —“A Cup of Coffee” by Sean Clancy Bloodhorse.com Aug. 7, 2001. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

leaverite

leaverite  n.— «I always carry a rock hammer and a gunny sack, and when I see a likely piece of jasper or agate, I chip a corner to see how it holds up. Like as not, the whole stone may shatter making it into leaverite (leave-‘er...

teaser parking

teaser parking  n.— «In one corner of the project, typically, there’s a Main Street for smaller mall stores, boutiques and Starbucks. Some have offices or condos upstairs. The street is lined with what’s called “teaser parking”...

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