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guitar pull

guitar pull  n.— «There’s a scene in Heartworn Highways, the late Jim Szalapski’s 1975 documentary on singer/songwriters, that takes place around Guy Clark’s kitchen table on Christmas Eve. It’s a “guitar pull”—a term used to...

barmuda triangle

barmuda triangle  n.— «It reminded me of Vienna, where at a couple of bars in the barmuda triangle, everyone sang to a good song.» —“I teach kids how to headbang…“ by Helper Monkey (sistahmoon) The Adventures of...

Barmuda Triangle

Barmuda Triangle  n.— «They don’t have to drive home from the Barmuda Triangle, a collection of Lumpkin Street clubs and bars a block away from their Clayton Street apartment.» —“Downtown living up in Athens Loft apartments catching...

pocket wilderness

pocket wilderness  n.— «Jordan Linger, 21, and John Lockley, 19, both of Fort Oglethorpe had been reported missing about midnight Thursday after they didn’t return from a day hike in an area known as the “pocket wilderness” on...

who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «As for tare, that issue has been in dispute since “who laid the rail.”» —“Samples, Tare And Covering” Atlanta Constitution (Georgia) Oct. 3, 1913. (source: Double-Tongued...

who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «For all those years I have been loaded for bear with lectures of all sorts and sizes on “Who laid the Rail” to “What the Wild Western Waves are Saying.”» —“Tom Arter’s...

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