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Another Country Heard From

Another country heard from is a joking remark you may hear after a baby squalls. The original phrase, another county heard from, was used in the 19th century to announce election results as they slowly trickled in. This is part of a complete episode.

Another Country Heard From

A San Diego woman says that when her baby starts crying in another room, her in-laws have a habit of saying, “Another country heard from!” This expression’s roots go back to elections in the 19th century, and was originally...

county store

county store  n.— «Whelan said the county appropriated but never spent $30,000 from its 2009 budget for setting up a “county store,” a term for a multipurpose government office in a public place like a mall.» —“Plan would...

split bit

split bit  n.— Note: “Bit” is well-established slang meaning “prison term.” «Under the state laws that govern sentencing, grand larceny is considered a non-violent crime, and it carries no mandatory minimum prison...

cold-in-place

cold-in-place  n.— «Several miles of lettered highways in the county that were going to be resurfaced using a new method called “cold-in-place.” were also taken off the table.» —“MoDOT brings listening post to Richmond” by...

raycation

raycation  n.— «We’ve grown used to the word “staycation” but what about a “raycation”? That’s the term Huntingdon County is looking to bank on. The term was coined by the county’s visitors bureau. The county’s...