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creeping crud

creeping crud  n.— «The creeping crud was going around, so some players were sick with flu-like symptoms. Then we lost two non-starters with mono. And we were afraid it was going to spread to the whole team.» —“Two area volleyball...

Beavis and Butthead lab

Beavis and Butthead lab  n.— «In police jargon, the lab on Waverly Lake was a classic “Beavis and Butthead lab,” not much different from any of the small-scale operations that Minnesota cops now bust on a daily basis...

rubber time

rubber time  n.— «Hotel staff told me the power would come back on at 9 p.m. But kind of like Chilcotin time, Vietnam has what is known as rubber time. So it was actually closer to 10 p.m.» —“Blackouts, bicycles, and a chance B.C...

Barmuda Triangle

Barmuda Triangle  n.— «Long the featured act at Park City’s Depot, Mr. Wyman has moved to performing Sundays and Mondays at the Pop Jenks at 438 Main, a club that opened a year ago as the third side of the “Barmuda Triangle...

MinuteKlan

MinuteKlan  n.— «Many of the Minutemen (in the Latino Community, some refer to them as the MinuteKlan) take it upon themselves to patrol the border between the U.S. and Mexico.» —“Lawmaker to take bite out of cops?” by Paul...

curbing

curbing  n.— «Curbing is a way to beat someone by putting their mouth on the curb, and stomping on the back of their head.» —“Father of Beating Victim Offers Reward to Find Attackers” by Jed Boal KSL-TV (Salt Lake...