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Stoved Fingers

In an earlier episode, we discussed various meanings for the term stove up. One meaning of stove up is “to be in pain from work or exercise to the point where it’s hard to move.” Similarly, lots of athletes will get stoved fingers...

trunk manuscript

trunk manuscript  n.— «This was what she lovingly refers to as her “trunk manuscript” where you “get out all the crap and put it under your bed.” The manuscript may not go anywhere, but it’s the exercise of writing it that matters most...

stooper

stooper  n.— «After suffering a back injury as an exercise rider, he spent five years supporting his family by rummaging through trashed betting slips tickets in hopes of finding neglected winners. The practice is called...

tabletop exercise

tabletop exercise  n.— «Emergency services, voluntary agencies, utility companies, health authorities, the Environment Agency and the RAF simulated what they would do to help the area recover in the event of a major flood. Exercise...

Preventative vs. Preventive

Does one take preventive or preventative measures? A caller in Ocean Beach, California, who just graduated from an exercise science program wants to know which of these terms describes what she’s been studying. This is part of a complete...

suicide gown

suicide gown  n.— «Across the way, about a dozen inmates are engaged in a “socialization” exercise. Some participants are chained to benches—”for civilian workers” safety,” as Hong explains it. Others sit...

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