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plig

plig  n.— «Richard Holm, whose father had 11 “celestial wives” and 60 children, remembers cruel comments about “pligs”—a derogatory term for polygamists—on the rare occasions when family members would troop into a...

donkey den

donkey den  n.— «A Tijuana “donkey den” refers to a brothel where men pay to see women have sex with animals. Such places are also known to participate in sexual slavery and trafficking of women.» —Boycott the Donkey...

voicetracking

voicetracking  n.— «Many other shows employed voicetracking, a technology that lets personalities drop enough regional references to seem as if they’re in the vicinity even when their studio is many states away.» —“The...

wear one

wear one  v. phr.— «They expected someone to “wear one”—baseball parlance for getting plunked—after their pitchers hit seven Dodgers batters in their previous series, but took exemption to the 24-year-old’s timing...

woo-woo

woo-woo  adj.— «The movie jumbles Cooper’s occasional poor insights with something like a bad book on adolescent psychology, a worse self-help book and a thoroughly unoriginal horror story. You can see the movie reaching for importance and...

lindy bomb

lindy bomb  v. phr.— «What is a Lindy Bomb? When dancers converge on one non-swing location with some sort of portable music source to dance, exposing the public to the dance. Another version is to go to hip hop/seventies club etc and...