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Bite the Wax Tadpole

Martha and Grant discuss advertising slogans and product names supposedly botched in translation. They also recommend an eclectic mix of books for the word-lover on your holiday list, from military slang to Yiddish. Plus a slang quiz on the words...

lack the grapes

lack the grapes  v. phr.— «A similar thread came up on the O’Reilly Mac Blogger’s internal mailing list—writers fed up with endless snarking and small-minded mean-ness from readers lacking the grapes even to use their real names...

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