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A Lazy Wind

A listener shared a story in our Facebook group about hearing the term lazy wind, which refers to the kind of wind that’s so bitterly cold that it seems to go straight through you, rather than going around you. This is part of a complete...

Lazy People

An astute German phrase about procrastination translates as “In the evening, lazy people get busy.” This is part of a complete episode.

Lazy Man’s Load

Be careful with that lazy man’s load! That’s the oversize armful you carry when you’re transporting things and take too much to avoid making another trip. This is part of a complete episode.


What’s a scissorbill? A bird? A hog? And how did its name get transferred to refer to anyone who’s lazy or ineffectual? This is part of a complete episode.

Starvation Corner

Starvation Corner  n.— «The Fuddle Hotel richly merits our encomiums of praise.…It is situated in the center of Poverty Hollow, on the broad road that leads to Destruction, and within sight of Lazy Plains, Starvation Corner and...