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snivel gear

snivel gear  n.— «I now put on my “snivel gear”—cold-weather clothing that makes you stop “sniveling” about the chilly Georgia mornings.» —“You’re in the Army Now” by Martha Brant Newsweek Web...

fling a craving

fling a craving  v. phr.— «In the Southern vernacular, watching that child nibble on Cheerios “flung a cravin’ on me.”» —“The Cheerio effect” by Denese Rodgers Henry Daily Herald (McDonough, Georgia) Nov. 28...

balliage

balliage  n.— « Balliage: A technique in which color is painted freehand onto sections of hair.» —“Tackling a lust for red head-on” by Elizabeth Lenhard Atlanta Constitution (Georgia) Apr. 23, 1995. (source:...

transvestitute

transvestitute  n.— «During the meeting, Helms expressed her discontent with the word “transvestitute,” which has been commonly used by alliance members in e-mail blasts.» —“Midtown safety meeting addresses trans...

GUAM

GUAM  n.— «Georgia’s parliament Speaker Nino Burdzhanadze called on lawmakers from Azerbaijan, Moldova and Ukraine—a grouping known by its acronym GUAM—to agree on a joint statement on current tensions between Moscow and Tbilisi which...

kangaroo duck

kangaroo duck  n.— «“For Katrina, with all the water rescues that we had and all the flooding, we saw that there was a lack of capability to send a fully inflated zodiac boat with supplies and equipment,” says Lt. Col. Lee Pera...

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