Home » Freight transport

TagFreight transport


A thick blanket or stack of blankets is also called a pallet. The Dictionary of American Regional English says this term is most common in the South Midlands — such states as Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri. In the New American Standard Bible...

Postal Abbreviations (minicast)

What’s the deal with using the two-letter postal code abbreviations for states, instead of the longer, more formal abbreviations? That is, why write IN for Indiana instead of good old Ind.? A caller is annoyed by U.S. Postal Service...

hit-and-run bag

hit-and-run bag n. a small container of basic supplies or survival gear, intended for use in a sudden departure; a go bag. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

bullets and beans

bullets and beans n.pl. the weapons, munitions, equipment, and supplies of a military; materiel. Editorial Note: See the cites for variations, which are usually alliterative. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Recent posts