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jail therapy

jail therapy  n.— «Sheriffs complain that Texas parole officers issue “blue warrants” for offenders over technical violations when they have no intention of recommending revocation of the offender to prison. The PO’s slang for...

fauxtesting

fauxtesting  n.— «“Fauxtesting” as it’s called is when someone shows up to a protest, usually one that is probably harsh or vulgar or takes on some serious issue (abortion, hatespeech, gender equality, etc), and attempts to make a...

hauterfly

hauterfly  n.— «Snooping Around Hauterflies’ Homes!…Fashion voyeurs rejoice! Elle Décor‘s September Glamour issue takes a beyond-the-front-row look at the homes of some of the industry’s best-known bold-faced names...

smash cake

smash cake  n.— «Chocolate “smash” cakes (hollow chocolate “cakes” filled with treats) are popular here.» —“The Chocolate Issue” Toronto Star (Canada) Feb. 13, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued...

son stroke

son stroke  n.— «One has heard of the “son stroke” syndrome, many a politician has fallen victim to it. One has seen the “son stroke” extend to daughters. A few years ago, this writer had raised the issue of the...

shortfalling

shortfalling  n.— «While Democrats in Congress have vowed to investigate the findings, Bush said “the IG report, which justly made issue of FBI shortfallings, also made it clear that these letters were important to the security of...

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