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dutching

dutching  n.— «Another is that the traditional processing methods—especially the fermentation, roasting and what’s known as “dutching,” which is the addition of alkali to mellow flavor—strip the nutrients, and especially the...

bones

bones  n.— «We tried to walk to find some place to eat with no luck, but someone did try to sell us pot or “bones” as they called it.» —“300 miles is a long drive inside a car” by Benjamin Hopper Under the...

durrty durrty

durrty durrty  n.— «New York, cuz while I’d love to hit up the durrty durrty, I won’t be able to…depends when I guess.» —“the reunion: where do you live?” by Marvulus Trickology Oct. 10, 2004. (source:...

durrty durrty

durrty durrty  n.— «I’ve lived in Smiths Alabama all my life [da durrty durrty south…repin dat 334…lolz. » —“User Info” by Laura (trupimpcess) in Smiths, Ala. Blurty.com Oct. 10, 2004. (source:...

gunner

gunner  n.— «When I started reading law students’ blogs this past spring I kept encountering the word “gunner,” almost always used with great disdain. It was pretty easy to figure out what this slang coinage referred to: those...

HCA

HCA  n.— «Alongside the confused rehabilitation of the herb’s reputation we have “Tackling Crack: the National Crack Plan,” which recognises that “crack dealing…is seen by some young people as an attractive career...