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shave rule

shave rule  n.— «Add the fact that curveballs aren’t allowed, with a few exceptions for more developed pitchers, who fit what is called the shave rule, meaning that a youngster is generally physically developed enough to safely throw...

darkhead

darkhead  n.— «Each researcher has what they call “technicians” which are spirits that normally come though for that researcher and give information as well as try to connect the researcher with others they are wishing to speak to. The...

sticky-wage theory

sticky-wage theory  n.— «The reason is something called the sticky-wage theory. Economists have long been puzzled by the fact that most businesses simply will not cut their workers’ pay, even in a downturn. Businesses routinely lay...

bowl of red

bowl of red
 n.— «The fact that a Texas “bowl of red,” as chili is commonly called, has no original relationship with past didn’t matter.» —by Mark Busby The Southwest , 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

fall back

fall back  v. phr.— «“He was in fact a member of the Bloods street gang,” said Taylor. “This is no longer true.” Taylor said there was a tape-recorded conversation between Taylor and a confidential informant in which...