TagDouble-Tongued Dictionary

booya

booya  n.— «this silvery desert full of gophers rattlesnake tracks & sobbing moons of Chihuahuan splendor I’ll buy, tho, till that Babe of the Honied Fall is at my side again for nothing, nothing, nothing, absolutely powerfully lightly...

boo-yah

boo-yah  n.— «A favorite expression for killing someone these days is “boo-yah”—the sound from a sawed-off shotgun.» —“Whole sections of urban America are being written off as anarchic badlands, places where cops fear to...

booya

booya  interj.— «Awaiting trial on grand theft charges, Thomas allegedly flashed a gang hand sign at the deputy and said, “It’s the last thing you’ll see in the back window of your car before you hear ‘booya, booya.’”...

boo-ya

boo-ya  n.— «Ok, I almost got the analogy…Here’s a hint for ya’ll: the plastic bag is a jim hat. Buildings is the boo-ya (my roomie’s term for “it”) But I can’t figure out how pink cookies is supposed to look like a...

silo budget

silo budget  other.— «A silo budget mentality that is focused on restricting choice to drugs with cheap purchase prices is probably self-defeating.» —“First-line drugs for hypertension” by J. David Spence Canadian...

silo funding

silo funding  other.— «Even when the feds provide money, often the strings attached make it hard for the states to use it efficiently. For instance, Missouri CIO Gerry Washington told conference attendees that federal grants to pay for a...

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