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pig in a python

pig in a python  n.— «The intense pressure to raise money comes from various sources. One of the most important is the doubling of caucuses and primaries from nine to 18 in early March 1988-a series of post-Iowa and New Hampshire contests...

barmuda triangle

barmuda triangle  n.— «DeVerniero opened Pauly’s Pub & Grill at 119 N. Broadway in February 1997, saying that the six bars in a two block “barmuda triangle” downtown would feed off each other and foster night life in the...

sharrow

sharrow n. an arrow-like design painted on a roadway to mark a bicycling route. Editorial Note: A picture of a sharrow can be found in the San Francisco’s Shared Lane Pavement Markings report from February 2004. Etymological Note: Sha(r)ed-use +...

infostaining

infostaining  n.— «I then removed the case notes, and correspondence sent by me to the court in February 2006 concerning internet based harassment directed at me consisting of linking my name to porn sites, a technique known as...

bag skate

bag skate  n.— «When Laviolette’s postgame comments Saturday included the phrase “we’re kidding ourselves,” the Hurricanes didn’t need a magnifying glass to read between the lines.…It couldn’t have been any clearer if the...

stork mark

stork mark  n.— «Emma was born on 13 February this year—Friday the 13th. She had a couple of stork marks—also known as salmon patches—on the back of her scalp. These are common and, though they don’t usually fade, are soon covered by...