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scuffling

scuffling  n.— «“Only in recent years have I heard the terms ‘scufflin’,’ and ‘scuffling.’ It is obvious they are using it to mean ‘struggling,’ but not one dictionary I can find includes scufflin.'” “R: Your pal...

black aspirin

black aspirin  n.— «If you drink water between drinks and then drinka hell of a lot before you go to bed, the hangover is minimised. Then lots of black aspirin [Coke] the next day.» —“What’s the definitive cure for a hangover...

splash and dash

splash and dash  n.— «While flying over Lake Rockwell, several participants lowered down and performed what is called a splash and dash, where balloons are lowered down to water level and skimmed across the water.» —“Balloon A-Fair...

dinosaur wine

dinosaur wine  n.— «He also called for Texas to become less dependent on dwindling sources of oil and gas—or as he called it “dinosaur wine”—and more open toward renewable resources such as biodiesel.» —“Kinky Friedman says he’s...

ultrarunner

ultrarunner  n.— «She’s one of a half dozen Clarke residents who call themselves “ultrarunners,” she said. For fun, she participates in 32-mile marathons. Sometimes she runs in 50K and 50-mile marathons.» —“Shaking, baking and...

dirtbag

dirtbag  n.— «Turn on a baseball game any night and you’re liable to see stars not running out every groundball. The guys who run through walls and dive for balls—the “dirtbags,” as they are affectionately known—are celebrated...

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