TagDouble-Tongued Dictionary

rock doc

rock doc  n.— «Then it will travel through another pipe 100 more miles to land, where it will be further processed and readied for distribution. That is, if the “rock docs” (the geologists) are right and there is a natural-gas...

heeling

heeling  n.— «Even if one hasn’t had firsthand experience zipping across sidewalks on a pair of shoes with wheels in the heels, most everyone is familiar with “heeling,” as the activity is called.» —“Heelys Hazardous for...

two eyes and a wiggle

two eyes and a wiggle  n.— «In an act of both optimism and desire, millions of shad fry—so young and tiny they are often referred to as “two eyes and a wiggle”—have been released upstream on many area waterways where dams are...

skylab

skylab  n.— «The four were on board a skylab motorcycle when two vehicles, reportedly a red and white Tamarraw FX, blocked them somewhere in Maco,» —by World Organisation Against Torture Compilation of Urgent Appeals, Open...

chicken cutlet

chicken cutlet  n.— «Instead of surgery, she wears a prosthesis that fits into her bra. “We call it the chicken cutlet.”» —“Survivor. A Portrait Of Strength” by Cindy F. Crawford Daytona Beach News...

shoefiti

shoefiti  n.— « Shoefiti…Beginning last fall, I started sending “Street Light Outage” reports to Xcel whenever I spotted a pair of shoes on lines in our fair city. » —“Shoefiti” by Ed Kohler in...