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Katrina cottage

Katrina cottage  n.— «Earlier this year, the group’s board of directors decided to build what are commonly called “Katrina Cottages” to house the visiting artists. The small wooden homes were originally designed to be...

link juice

link juice  n.— «It also changed at least 99 other links to the Web sites of law-firm clients after it ran afoul of Google Inc. (GOOG) in the search giant’s ongoing efforts to crack down on a practice known as selling “link...

death midwife

death midwife  n.— «A cottage industry has sprung up somewhat around home funerals. Those who assist families in the practice are known as “death midwives,” or funeral educators, said Beth Knox, founder of Crossings, a Maryland...

floater

floater  n.— «John Bricker, a retail designer and brand developer who owns a “floater,” a four-bedroom shingled cottage that was floated over from the mainland to Fire Island, N.Y., said that after commuting to a second home it was...

hail damage

hail damage  n.— «Thighs without dimples or craters. Thighs noticeably absent of the spongelike appearance commonly referred to as hail damage or cottage cheese. Thighs that don’t thunder or jiggle.» —“Dare to Believe…Products...

ranch ambassador

ranch ambassador  n.— «Traditional ranchers are finding themselves priced out of business, while a whole new cottage industry is emerging of managers who jokingly call themselves “ranch butler,” “ranch ambassador,” or simply...