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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 funding

silo funding  other.— «But they don’t just dole out money and tell communities where to spend it. “That’s what you call silo funding—pour money in at the top and let it just come out at the bottom.”» —“Faith, Hope&Mdash;No...

bag drag

bag drag  n.— «As the son of an international airline captain and a pilot in the Marine Corps for 22 years, I have spent a lot of time in the back—and front—of aircraft.…On a recent ski trip to Utah, I did not enjoy doing the...

bag drag

bag drag  n.— «Sometimes if you have a 20 or 30 minute turn in a city, somebody on the crew will make a food run to the terminal. If you’re lucky, you stay with one plane all day. If not, you’ve got a bag drag from one end of the airport...

bag drag

bag drag  n.— «The service is going one step further and getting rid of the No. 1 irritant for troops deployed to Hungary and the former Yugoslavia: The bag drag they experience when they deploy from their home base.» —“Troops Heading...

PMD

PMD  n.— «America’s greatest intelligence failure in Iraq was not the WMD we thought were there, but weren’t. It was the PMD we thought weren’t there, but were. PMD in my lexicon, stands for “people of mass destruction...

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