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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...

Amexica

Amexica n. the zone where the U.S. and Mexico share a border, culture, language, and economic conditions. Editorial Note: The first cite is related only in that it refers to a joint Mexican-American advertising agency. (source: Double-Tongued...

totopo

totopo  n.— «A totopo is a tortilla that is made with salt in the dough and is then baked dry, rather than pliable. This toasted tortilla was made specifically for travellers, as it keeps without spoiling.» —“What is the recipe for...