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To Crush on Someone

When did the expression have a crush on someone come into use? The television series Downton Abbey has dropped this and other fun bits of language, but no need to worry about its historical accuracy — crush has been around since the early 1880s. To...

Like a Boss

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s witches’ knickers! What do you call stray plastic bags that litter the landscape? Also, what it means to do something like a boss, how to hyphenate correctly, and why we say we have a crush on...

Baseball Wheelhouse

If something is in your wheelhouse, it’s well within your area of expertise. According to the Dickson Baseball Dictionary, the term wheelhouse refers to swinging a bat when the ball is right in your crush zone. This is part of a complete...

hair crush

hair crush  n.— «OK guys I am not going to lie here, I do this thing that I like to call my “hair crush.” My hair crushes are people with fab hair that I personally would kill to have.» —“ Kelli Zink. From hair crush to...

seagen

seagen  n.— «As for food Kelli is what she likes to call a, “Seagen.” A vegan that eats seafood.» —“ Kelli Zink. From hair crush to hair love in a matter products.” by Eliza Siep Chicago Now: Pretty...

crush load

crush load  n.— «And while items like backpacks will be allowed on the Mall, Mr. Wiley said it wouldn’t be a good idea to bring them if you were coming by Metro because people would be standing “shoulder to shoulder.” Metro, which will...