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strolling supper

strolling supper  n.— «I “get” the fact that a “strolling supper” is another term for “buffet,” but I have a question: what happens if the “strolling” supper gets up and leaves...

diworsification

diworsification  n.—Gloss: Diversifying one’s investments too much. «Diworsification refers to the fact that you can diversify too much. For example, if you own one company’s stock you could potentially hit it big, but you could also...

photobomber

photobomber  n.— «A “photobomber” is someone who sneaks into one of your happy pics and ruins it. You’re standing there with your new partner, smiling for the camera, capturing the happy moment….absolutely oblivious to...

squirrel-gripping

squirrel-gripping  n.— «Unfortunately none of the reports I’ve seen have explained the chair-sniffing incident, which just has to have a story behind it. Buswell has, however, been accused of grabbing the testicles of MP Murray Cowper...

freemale

freemale  n.— «Sex and the City’s acknowledgement that life could be good without a man in it, particularly if you were rich, led to a whole new generation of emancipated, moneyed women shouting loudly about just how much they loved their...

Big Box Stores

A Wisconsin man wonders about the use of the term big box store to denote the stores of big retail chains like Wal-Mart. Is big box a reference to the size and shape of the stores, or the fact that they sell huge appliances that come in, well, big...

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