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finger trouble

finger trouble  n.— «We normally don’t have service calls as the hardware is very reliable. In fact, we have never made a hardware repair. Problems come from what is known as finger trouble, where unskilled people fiddle with the computer...

juicing the hard way

juicing the hard way  n.— «Before, a wrestler used to “blade”—have a little razor blade attached to a finger and that’s how they would cut their forehead. Now, they do what’s called “juicing the hard way.” When the...

OK change

OK change  n.— «That finger, which McBeth cannot straighten, bends perfectly around the ball when he throws what in baseball parlance is called a “circle change” or an “OK change.” The trick to throwing the pitch is to put as little...

circle change

circle change  n.— «That finger, which McBeth cannot straighten, bends perfectly around the ball when he throws what in baseball parlance is called a “circle change” or an “OK change.” The trick to throwing the pitch is to put as little...

tea sommelier

tea sommelier  n.— «Tiny finger sandwiches, crumpets, Devonshire cream and delicate tea cups hard figure on my gastronomic landscape. And this place even has a Tea Sommelier (a highfalutin word for tea expert) for heavens sake...

snot rocket

snot rocket  n.— «Other wintertime athletes, however, are devoted to another form of nose maintenance known variously as the farmer blow, the snot rocket or snagging. Here’s how: Press your finger on one side of the nose, blocking off a...

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