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Bottom South

Bottom South  n.— «Down in Louisiana (and Alabama and Mississippi, too, a region affectionately known to some as the “Bottom South”), praline candy is the equivalent of a familial coat of arms, with recipes guarded as closely as family...

wah-wah

wah-wah  n.— «Going into Wah-Wah, the pungent and poignant memoir from actor Richard E. Grant about coming of age in colonial Swaziland, you might assume that the title is a Bantu word. It’s of American coinage and refers to the huffy...

humpstrap

humpstrap  n.— «With this harness & humpstrap setup 2 people can move bulky mass effortlessly. Purchased for multiple family move and saved my back among other things.» —“Man Shoulder DOLLY System $200.00″ by...

repot

repot  v.— «“It was the right time for repotting, and a great chance to bring our family closer together,” Donahoe says. It also turned out to be a savvy career move.» —“Can You Slay the Demons of Overwork?” by George...

old man’s friend

old man’s friend  n.— «Until recent times, most of us, when we died, died at home, surrounded by family and friends. Death often came with merciful rapidity. Pneumonia was commonly referred to as “the old man’s friend...

fussy cut

fussy cut  v.— «“Fussy cut” is quilters lingo for cutting out a small piece of fabric or an interesting design.» —“Pictures? Perfect Photo-transfer techniques allow you to incorporate the family into home decor” by...