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–ting

–ting  suffix— «As dating became less and less formal, the “-ting” ending was used to describe these new styles of courtship.» —“Lexicon of love adapts to times” by Joe Yong-hee, Ines Cho, Kim Soo...

Fujimorazo

Fujimorazo  n.— «The 1990 election of Alberto Fujimori, a political “outsider,” was an appeal by Peruvians for a strong hand at the helm as the country weathered the storms of economic chaos. Fujimori wasted little time in...

asparagus field

asparagus field  n.— «Hundreds of citizens’ groups have sprung up in Germany to battle “Verspargelung der Landschaft”—a new phrase in the German lexicon—meaning “the transformation of the German landscape into an...

Verspargelung der Landschaft

Verspargelung der Landschaft  n.— «Hundreds of citizens’ groups have sprung up in Germany to battle “Verspargelung der Landschaft”—a new phrase in the German lexicon—meaning “the transformation of the German landscape...

Taig

Taig  n.— «In Northern Ireland during the 1980s the paramilitaries engaged in tit-for-tat shootings, these days the guns are largely silent but these self-imposed community representatives are engaged in tit-for-tat culture-making, and...