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la migra

la migra  n.— «Alerts, often false, about “la migra” checkpoints (Spanish slang for immigration officials) have become as common as traffic reports on Spanish-language radio.» —“Border Patrol Makes In-Country...

micropigmentation

micropigmentation  n.— «Permanent cosmetics, also known as micropigmentation, has been used in many states throughout the country, but was only recently legalized in Massachusetts along with several other forms of body art in 2001...

beshert

beshert  n.— «I am sad today because my Mother’s Day gift from our beshert child’s birth country’s gift to us was a demand for yet another document, one we have sent many times… Beshert is yiddish for destiny or soul mate...

Japan surpassing

Japan surpassing  n.— «These days, the phrase floating around to characterize the world’s second largest economy is “Japan surpassing”—praise for a country that has far exceeded American expectations as a reliable ally standing...

cocoa payol

cocoa payol  n.— «If one admitted to knowing Hindi, one would be ostracised for being “coolie”; if one admitted to knowing French, as a “country bookie” or “small islander”; Spanish, a “cocoa...

country bookie

country bookie  n.— «If one admitted to knowing Hindi, one would be ostracised for being “coolie”; if one admitted to knowing French, as a “country bookie” or “small islander”; Spanish, a “cocoa...