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Goverment Motors

Goverment Motors  n.— «Now, “we the people” are on the hook and are the official owners of over 60% of General Motors. Or as it is called today; “Government Motors.”» —“The GM Bankruptcy: Only The Tip Of A Very...

bulldogging

bulldogging  n.— «Considering the sheep are ovine, not canine, it is ironic that the term for this type of capture is “bulldogging.”…Cornelius said the key to bulldogging was to get as close as possible one or two metres...

traveler

traveler  n.— «“He is a sexual predator,”” Mehalco said, seeking a maximum sentence. He called Roberto a “traveler,”” a term for men who hook up with underage girls for sex over the Internet.» —“Man gets...

snobbling

snobbling  n.— «Pier fishermen use a particular technique called snobbling. They take a dead sardine or other baitfish, hook it through the nose, then cast ahead of a cruising cobia and jerk the bait to make it twitch like a struggling...

right-hook collision

right-hook collision  n.— «Cyclist in bike lane going straight and a vehicle turning right are common accidents in busy traffic areas; these are so common that they even have a name for them, “right-hook collisions.” Right hook...

true up

true up  n.— «Each December, PG&E looks at the costs associated with delivering power to roughly 15 million Californians. In a process called the “true up,” the utility’s executives study their costs to buy electricity from...