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stocking

stocking  n.— «Stocking up is a term used to describe a harmless swelling of the leg from coronet to hock, usually in the hind legs. This swelling occurs naturally because of lack of movement by the horse while stalled. The normal walking...

Your Child’s In-Laws

What do you call the parents of your son’s or daughter’s spouse? They’re your child’s in-laws, but what are they in relation to you and your spouse? A caller who spent years in Latin America says Spanish has a specific term...

pink-sheeter

pink-sheeter  n.— «China Health Management is a healthcare service provider in the People’s Republic of China. Unfortunately for them, it has been labelled as a “pink-sheeter” for its lack of financial information. So I went...

E-Flex

Recently we discussed the lack of a word in English for the act of trying to do in your offline life something you can only do on a computer, like expecting spellcheck to kick in if you’re scribbling a grocery list, for example. The hosts...

bladder leash

bladder leash  n.— «It is hoped that the initiative will end “bladder leash”—which leaves people tethered by how far they can travel, and for how long, because of the lack of toilets.» —“The Great British inconvenience” by...