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plus-up

plus-up  n.— «Convinced that the company’s engine technologies were important, with the help of Virginia Sens. Warner and Allen they were able to add what’s called a “plus-up” to the 2006 defense appropriations bill. (That’s...

fire crotch

fire crotch  n.— «The Queen was chosen to represent respectability, in a community where everyone knows the difference between the “church gyaal” (“study brains,” “homegyaal”), and the “loose...

donkey

donkey  n.— «Contrary to myth, a helicopter doesn’t necessarily fall out of the sky when the engine, affectionately known among pilots as the “donkey,” stops. The machine can glide to a survivable landing (albeit a brick-like...

frequent flyer

frequent flyer  n.— «I didn’t run a 911 call till around 1600 I think and boy was that guy a winner…The engine co. requests for the diabetic, we get there this guys puking and the engine boss is giving me the “he’s a frequent...

Mexican chrome

Mexican chrome  n.— «It’s a Fiat with an engine up front that’s painted a silver my dad called “Mexican Chrome.”» —“Brotherly love drives Pedregons” by Mike Griffith Knoxville News...

tango uniform

tango uniform  n.— «It comes with a standard V-6 engine, a new unibody chassis and independent rear suspension, and a seven-year, 100,000-mile warranty in case all goes, as they say in the military, tango uniform.» —“Not grand, but...