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barmuda triangle

barmuda triangle n. a concentration of bars or nightclubs on a street, at an intersection, or in a neighborhood. Editorial Note: The number of establishments is often less or more than three. Another popular variant is beermuda triangle...

neckout

neckout  n.— «Bottleneck roads are prime candidates for road rage. I have no idea who designed roads that lose lanes, but they had better go back to the drawing board. Traffic neckouts, as they’re called, will not improve our road...

Texas swale

Texas swale  n.— «“We will be removing the ‘Texas swales’ from the roadway,” Lawrence said. “Texas swales” is the term for water draining across the road.» —“City ready to pave 145 miles of roads” by...

set down

set down  v. phr.— «DeMatteis, who was helmeted and traveling north, had set his bike down in what’s known as a “brake fall” stop. “I didn’t know if he was dead or alive.”» —“Motorcyclist on the hunt for his...

competitive food

competitive food  n.— «Candy bars, soda, other sugary drinks, chips and cookies are called “competitive foods” because they are sold in competition with meals partly subsidized through the National School Lunch and Breakfast...

bark park

bark park  n.— «Dog parks, or “bark parks” as they are affectionately called, are the fitness clubs of the canine set. Bark parks allow man and beast to let down their hair and run free—sometimes without leashes, though man...