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swear-to

swear-to  n.— «Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III requested the Monday morning hearing—often called a “swear-to,” where police present facts needed to issue an arrest warrant—be sealed.» —“Evidence in arrest of...

pollaganda

pollaganda  n.— «Pollaganda is outcome-based opinion samples (polling instruments designed to generate a preferential outcome) based on prior-opinion indoctrination or cultivation by the media, the results of which are then used to...

noise corridor

noise corridor  n.— «Even if the council doesn’t adopt the noise corridor, louder aircraft could be assigned here, says More. “The military can still change missions in the future and issue new noise contours, and then the city would...

coastie

coastie  n.— «Drawing outside attention to the campus Coastie phenomenon, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel printed Megan Twohey ’s article, The Great ‘Coastie Divide ” in Nov. 2005. Twohey never mentioned that it was once more common on our...

sukuk el-tamwil

sukuk el-tamwil  n.— «Egyptian civil law limits the interest on a conventional bond to 7 per cent. This would hardly attract investors, with inflation running at over 30 per cent. However, Law 146 allows for the issue of sukuk el-tamwil...

chatter bump

chatter bump  n.— «A key issue is what the suit calls “chatter bumps,” which rural drivers refer to as washboards.» —“Condition of county road to factor in wrongful-death suit” by Steven Hepker Citizen...

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