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French hours

French hours  n.— «We would get there at 6 a.m. and roll by 6:45. We did “French hours.” You don’t break for lunch, you just keep passing food all day. Colin’s confession at the end, that’s the ninth day of shooting—it’s the...

fundagelical

fundagelical  n.— «I was channel-surfing past some religious shows on TV today—and I realize that a lot of fundagelical preachers love to use the Book of Revelation as a tool to try scaring people.» —“saturday morning...

fairy ring

fairy ring  n.— «For a minute there we thought some radical new accompaniment might break the spell of this fairy ring of cloned presentations. » —“Cholesterol People, Beware” by Leo Schofield Sydney Morning...

fairy ring

fairy ring  n.— «Some sediment dweller has built its mound hard against a nodule. And on the left is a “fairy ring” of unknown origin that seems to be slipping and perhaps rolling nodules into its moat.» —“Why are there...

fairy ring

fairy ring  n.— «Everyone who is accustomed to the country knows a “fairy ring” when he sees it. Each ring is only a belt of grass of a much darker green than that surrounding it.…If the grass of these “fairy...

vacation diplomacy

vacation diplomacy  n.— «Xinhua news agency today carries a commentary titled, “What are the taiwan authorities up to while going in for ‘sports diplomacy’?,” which reads as follows: Over the past few years, the taiwan...

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