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Language Headlines (minicast)

The world of politics tops this week’s language headlines, including an explanation of the Bradley effect, and the ongoing debate over bilingual education. Also, what does the word fubsy mean? Grant has the answer and reports about a new...

ghost professorship

ghost professorship  n.— «Assembly Bill (AB) 1413, the California State University Governance Reform Act authored by Assemblymember Portantino, would eliminate the practice of “ghost professorships” by requiring all CSU executives who are...

speddie

speddie  n.— «Since this was the 80’s, kids who struggled in school were relegated to—and often sequestered in (including lunch)—the so-called “Sped” room and likewise referred to by teachers and kids as...

finger trouble

finger trouble  n.— «The system is user friendly, provides comprehensive computer data-checking features and is robust to operator finger trouble.» —“Conference Abstracts” Journal of the Operational Research...

fly space

fly space  n.— «The board also recently decided to retain a storage area over the new auditorium, commonly known as a fly space, which was part of the original plan. For the last two months, the board discussed the need for the space...

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