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teagler

teagler  n.— «“We have a lot of landowners who are very kind and let us hunt over their land. And they give us wonderful teas afterwards and we have a name for that…we call them a group of ‘teaglers.’”…What is serious is...

wheel tax

wheel tax  n.— «The money for the dust control came from the local option highway users tax, commonly known as the “wheel tax.”» —“A Look Ahead” Journal and Courier (Lafayette, Ind.) Dec. 28, 2005...

muffin top

muffin top  n.— «For an unfriendly fashion that can render even slim young girls unsightly, with middles spilling over the top of tight jeans in what has become known as the “muffin top” effect, it has proved to be alarmingly...

perp

perp  n.— «The owners of good dogs pay and the question now remains how to secure the revenue from the perps that are always under foot, always at the heels of horses, always digging up plants in the park and forever howling and scrapping...

cup

cup  v.— «I’ve had the opportunity to “cup” (critically evaluate) Torrefazione’s coffee selections several times in the past five years, and I’ve noticed a continual, gradual decline in the quality of the beans used, and roast...

road diet

road diet  n.— «The concept of dropping lanes to improve pedestrian safety, which also tends to benefit street-side businesses, is known as a road diet. Most roads are put on diets when their traffic counts approach 12,000 cars a...

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