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scoot

scoot  n.— «The north Arlington resident commutes several days per week to his job as a Coppell police officer on a two-stroke scooter.…By car, Wheeler’s 42-mile round-trip commute costs about $6 a day—but on the “scoot,”...

fleshing

fleshing  n.— «Once the measurements are called in, the skin is carefully removed from the body in a process called “fleshing.” Excess fur is shaved off and a thin layer of hide is carved off the meat and membrane...

rolling music

rolling music  n.— «He was summoned to a meeting with police and TABC officials and told to beef up security, enforce a dress code restricting baggy clothes, jerseys, or gang-related attire, and to shun “rolling” music, a mixture of...

animal hoarder

animal hoarder  n.— «The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) of Texas says it is taking temporary custody of more than 200 confined dogs from a suspected animal hoarder in Wise County who is also an animal control...

data smog

data smog  n.— «She said most of her peers don’t know where to turn on the Internet besides free search engines. “It’s complicated,” she said. The Association of College and Research Librarians refers to it as “data smog.” Students deal...

school night

school night  n.— «My husband looked a little pale when he saw it, but he wasn’t about to turn down sex on a “school night,” so away we went.» —“Here’s the real buzz about ‘the thing’” Star-Telegram (Fort...