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monging

monging  n.— «Gary Duggan’s first stage play, Monged, is about three Dublin fellas on a three-day “monging” binge.» —“Don’t miss this almost perfect Doll” by Emer O’Kelly Sunday...

Willy Pete

Willy Pete  n.— «I heard the order to pay attention because they were going to use white phosphorus on Fallujah. In military jargon it’s known as Willy Pete.» —“US forces ‘used chemical weapons’ during assault on city of...

politrics

politrics  n.pl.— «If that is so then Amir is learning, among other aspects of his professional education, that boxing “politrics,” as Lennox Lewis famously termed it, can be as hurtful as the punches.» —“Boxing: The boy...

Beijinger

Beijinger  n.— «For Beijingers, that means that not only are the Fragrant Hills on the western outskirts of the city often obscured by a foul, grey pollution haze, but it can be difficult to make out buildings a few hundred yards away...

Wobblie

Wobblie
 n.— «The IWW members are commonly known as Wobblies.» —“IWW Exhibit in Ann Arbor” in Ann Arbor, Mich. Michigan Independent Media Center Aug. 16, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

blue helmet

blue helmet  n.— «Video footage seen by The Independent shows the bodies of many killed in the capital, Port-au-Prince, and contains testimony from witnesses claiming the victims were killed by “blue helmets”—common parlance...

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