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blue canary

blue canary  n.— «“This is a different kind of training, because usually an officer rushes right in. Here, we get them to approach slowly and size up the situation,” said Chinn, a former narcotics officer who first got anti-terrorism...

ozonation

ozonation  n.— «“Ozonation,” as it’s called, is far from experimental, and many other cities—including Tampa, Orlando, New York and Los Angeles—use it already. Ozone like that found in the atmosphere is added to the water. Then the...

Fivebucks

Fivebucks  n.— «We packed up the site and headed to Fivebucks (Starbucks). After my caffeine fix we took a dip in the ocean.» —“Skating, Swearing, and Sunburns in 32 Hours” by Ryan Clements Skatepark of...

hurricaneomics

hurricaneomics  n.— «Welcome to “hurricaneomics,” a term coined by Louis B. Mendelsohn, who began developing software in the 1980s to analyze intermarket relationships. Hurricaneomics deals with that imprecise slice of...

stop light bingo

stop light bingo  n.— «According to local police officials, officers routinely run checks of auto tags while they are on the road, a practice that they call “Stop Light Bingo” and which often results in locating stolen cars...

finger sweep

finger sweep  n.— «Cramer performed a life-saving technique called a “finger sweep” in the boy’s mouth. The boy began to vomit water and cry. County paramedics took the toddler to Blake Medical Center for further treatment...

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