TagDouble-Tongued Dictionary

meeting

meeting  n.— «As dating became less and less formal, the “-ting” ending was used to describe these new styles of courtship. The dating format began changing in the 1970s, with university students who felt stifled by the old...

–ting

–ting  suffix— «As dating became less and less formal, the “-ting” ending was used to describe these new styles of courtship.» —“Lexicon of love adapts to times” by Joe Yong-hee, Ines Cho, Kim Soo...

med-mal

med-mal  n.— «This polarized description of the medical malpractice crisis is unfortunate because there is nothing simple about “med-mal.” » —“Taking a step back in the medical malpractice debate” by Barry Ray...

trace

trace  v.— «Then again, Jamaicans love to “trace” (verbally attack someone) and there is no other way to win this war of words than to resort to the use of bad words.» —“What’s in a word?” by Lloyd B...

teamgym

teamgym  n.— «TeamGym is a relatively new form of gymnastics and has only been in Great Britain since 1998, when the first British TeamGym Championships were held in Aldershot.» —“Teamgym” Croydon School of...

plog

plog  n.— «Why wouldn’t it make sense for an IT project manager to post a blog—or “plog” (project log)—to keep her team and its constituents up-to-date on project issues and concerns?» —“The Virtues of...