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slabbed

slabbed  adj.— «The people who lost everything were the most victimized. Most eerie was the fact that they invented a word for what happened to them: “slabbed.” “We got slabbed,” they would cry, meaning that the...

Chime

Chime  n.— «A love-in is going on between the Middle East and Asia, in particular China. The growing trade between the regions has spawned a buzz-word: Chime (China, India, Middle East). Another term, equally cheesy, is the New Silk Road...

CSI effect

CSI effect  n.— «Lawyers, for their part, are taking steps to counter what they call the “C.S.I. effect,” when juries become overly impressed by forensic evidence. During jury selection, it is not uncommon for them to ask potential jurors...

fakenger

fakenger  n.— «For centuries people have done some pretty silly things in the name of fashion, and right now in portland there is a prevalant bikie / “fakenger” fashion. the fact of the matter is that most people around here who choose not...

baccy cough

baccy cough  n.— «The fact that I have experienced allergies helped bring about that change. My condition (which has been labelled by many as a “baccy“ cough) is not overly serious but tends to be very aggravating and annoying at times...

green air

green air  n.— «It’s a surreal view of the world, flying with night-vision goggles, and some pilots and crewmen refer to it as taking off into “the green air.” In fact, Cantu and his fellow B Company, “Hill Climbers” see more green air...