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Bradley effect

Bradley effect  n.— «In Virginia, “I think a lot of people cast their votes on race, and it’s something that’s not easily measured by polls,” said pollster Brad Coker. “People are not going to freely admit they’re racists...

European walker

European walker  n.— «Several of the yearlings were being exercised in a round pen that features a mechanical walker with a series of moving gates to keep the yearlings separated and moving. “This is what’s called a ‘European’ walker...

turf-cutting

turf-cutting  n.— «“Using a technique called “turf-cutting’ we went into Valdosta and mapped 50 to 60 houses for our canvassers to go to,” Burrell said. “We have street addresses of voters who voted Democrat in previous...

move over law

move over law  n.— «Florida has what’s called a Move Over law. Here’s how the driver’s handbook explains it: “When driving on interstate highways or other highways with two or more lanes traveling in the direction of the emergency...

Yallbonics

Yallbonics  n.— «“Yallbonics,” as Browne calls her Southernisms, pepper every page, and her correctly applied “hauled off and” or “allowed as how” will ring true for anyone from the South.» —“Oh Hunny, Just Read It” by...

replacement smoker

replacement smoker  n.— «[The tobacco industry] calls teenagers “replacement smokers.”…The kids want to get the message out that they aren’t going to be “replacement smokers.” They aren’t going to fill those shoes...