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sleepover

sleepover  n.— «Ohio’s elections chief is reconsidering a plan to prohibit poll workers from taking voting machines home for safekeeping in the days before the November presidential election. Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner announced...

Expresso Dating and Dying Tongues

There are nearly 7,000 languages in the world today, and by some estimates, they’re dying off at the rate of one every week. What’s lost when a language dies? Martha and Grant discuss that question and efforts to record some endangered...

gut-and-stuff

gut-and-stuff  n.— «If a marine reserves legislative sausage comes out of the other end of the February session grinder, it won’t look anything like the initial concept. “It’s going to be almost a gut-and-stuff,” Krieger said...

full Ginsburg

full Ginsburg  n.—Gloss: being a guest on all five major American Sunday morning television shows in a single day. «This momentous subject began to elbow aside scarier topics like Iraq on September 23rd, when the junior senator from New...