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lick

lick  n.— «Many folks in the rest of the country wonder why anyone would want to live in such a flood-prone place. Luke becomes visibly tense at the subject and responds, “It’s a way of life,” referring to living on the water...

Barbie

Barbie  n.— «Fortunately, Brits can take advantage of the weak dollar in a different way, said Stephen Adams in Britain’s Daily Telegraph. Instead of vacationing in the States, we are buying investment homes there. The new army of...

brown pound

brown pound  n.— «The Shilpa show also highlighted the economic strength of Britain’s Asian community—not only as consumers but also as wealth creators. The strength of what is called the “brown pound” has become more important...

jamming

jamming  n.— «The practice known as “slamming the wire” or “jamming” is not illegal but can upset the efficiency of the $600 billion-a-day U.S. government debt market, according to a report in the Financial Times on...

slamming

slamming  n.— «The practice known as “slamming the wire” or “jamming” is not illegal but can upset the efficiency of the $600 billion-a-day U.S. government debt market, according to a report in the Financial Times...

k-duck

k-duck  n.— «“For Katrina, with all the water rescues that we had and all the flooding, we saw that there was a lack of capability to send a fully inflated zodiac boat with supplies and equipment,” says Lt. Col. Lee Pera, Deputy...