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You Paid How Much for What?

In response to our conversation about using the term bedroom suite to denote a collection of furniture, Judith in Glen Rose, Texas, shares a hilarious story about when her Pennsylvania-born beau misunderstood what she meant when she told him she...

showmance

showmance  n.— «Playing Doody (“Those Magic Changes”) and Frenchy, the “Beauty School Dropout,” the two hit it off right away. They were both hard-working, both passionate about the theater, both committed...

gross-up

gross-up  n.— «Union pension plan activists aim to raise a new executive compensation issue at corporate annual meetings this year: so-called “gross-ups” to cover income taxes on payouts.…Gross-up payments reimburse...

bottle show

bottle show  n.— «The producers decided to fall back on a cost-saving television gimmick—a combined clip and bottle show. “Clip,” because a sizable part of the episode would consist of clips from previous episodes, and...

froogle

froogle  n.— «Cousins is part of the new “froogle” movement, which began in America “Froogles” are environmentally-motivated types who use the internet to help them cut their consumerism back to basics. The trend...

stork mark

stork mark  n.— «Stork mark Pink macular mark, localized over the forehead, face, or nape of the neck in the newborn (angel’s kiss, salmon patch, stork bit, naevus simplex, erythema nuchae). Represents the fetal circulatory pattern in the...