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BOGOF

BOGOF  n.— «The only missing name is that of Alan Shearer, who was expected to be enthused enough by Keegan’s coming to enlist in the new regime, under that scheme the supermarkets refer to as BOGOF (Buy One, Get One Free).» —“A Wise...

free gaff

free gaff  n.— «What happened in the “session house” in Waterford—an open house party known in Dublin as a “free gaff”—can happen anywhere around the country.» —“Sick reality of what has happened that cocaine...

session house

session house  n.— «What happened in the “session house” in Waterford—an open house party known in Dublin as a “free gaff”—can happen anywhere around the country.» —“Sick reality of what has happened that...

stagger

stagger  n.— «Myself, I go to the run-through and then to what is called the “stagger”, the first rehearsal without a script in one’s hands.» —“She put me in mind of the Hollywood star of whom it was enquired, ‘Would you...

creeking

creeking  n.— «Tough whitewater is nothing new to Scott, who’s made fast moves forward in the sport she’s come to love. She helped found Ebb and Flow Productions and talks fondly of past trips to Chile, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Argentina and...

suicide lane

suicide lane  n.— «If a driver coming toward you in the other inside lane has to come to a sudden stop, his throwing his weight on the brake pedal will tend to make him twist his steering wheel so that his car veers into your lane. That’s...

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