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schmiddy  n.— «The schooner glass, favoured by many hotel beer drinkers, is under threat from a slimmer, American version called the Libby Gibraltar, or the “schmiddy.”…The glass size is between the traditional 285ml...

rubber time

rubber time  n.— «Hotel staff told me the power would come back on at 9 p.m. But kind of like Chilcotin time, Vietnam has what is known as rubber time. So it was actually closer to 10 p.m.» —“Blackouts, bicycles, and a chance B.C...

Starvation Corner

Starvation Corner  n.— «The Fuddle Hotel richly merits our encomiums of praise.…It is situated in the center of Poverty Hollow, on the broad road that leads to Destruction, and within sight of Lazy Plains, Starvation Corner and...

technology butler

technology butler n. a hotel employee who troubleshoots Internet access, computers, and other electronic equipment for guests. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

technology butler

technology butler
 n.— «Technology Butler Hotel staffer who helps guests with software and hardware problems.» —“Jargon Watch” by Gareth Branwyn Wired June, 1999. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

put heads in beds

put heads in beds  v. phr.— «The hotels in Jefferson County are largely driven by manufacturing.…People bring in temporary workers and there are the construction projects. We have a lot of work to do here to, as they say in the...