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Another Pangram Entrant

This entry submitted to Wordsmith.org’s pangram contest was timely, but didn’t win: Ariana Grande visited a bakery, licked a doughnut, and made an unpatriotic, jejune exclamation; she was required to apologize thereafter. This is part of...

net zero

net zero  n.— «Its goal is to take the Casa Grande plant off the power grid, or nearly so, and run it almost entirely on renewable fuels and recycled water. Net zero, as the concept is called, has the backing of the highest levels of...

colonia

colonia  n.— «The counties of South Texas are among the nation’s poorest, and their jumbled subdivisions, known as colonias, home to 400,000 Hispanic-Americans, can certainly look the part. Since the 1950s, developers have carved small...

cupcake

cupcake  v.— «I don’t care if Dan Grande cupcakes his way to victory; I’m just wishing that he would throw it down against the big dogs once in a while.» —“Kyle Reid 5k” by John Buffalo Runners Forum June 18, 2002...

grand slam

grand slam  n.— «There obviously was a lot of bonding time in Welch’s quest to get his granddaughter’s wild turkey “grand slam,” as it’s known, on video.…Luckett has accomplished…the grand slam twice, along with a...

double slam

double slam  n.— «There obviously was a lot of bonding time in Welch’s quest to get his granddaughter’s wild turkey “grand slam,” as it’s known, on video.…Luckett has accomplished…the grand slam twice, along with a...