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witness post

witness post  n.— «In recent years the state of Louisiana has embarked on the grueling process of improving its infrastructure maps. People trudge through marshes looking for so-called witness posts, aboveground markers for pipelines...

boss lift

boss lift  n.— «Local cavalry troopers doing annual training at the National Guard’s Camp Minden this week and next will get unusual inspections Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, they’ll get the once-over from their bosses in what the...

wooly-booger

wooly-booger  n.— «Rep. Robert Barton, R-Bossier City, introducing his bill to exempt Shreveport-area riverboat casinos from Coast Guard inspections. “I’m not bringing you a wooly-booger.”» —“Baton Rouge Report News And...

rent-a-rock

rent-a-rock  n.— «Officer Christian Hicks says right now there’s no evidence of a carjacking, but there is evidence Shelley’s so-called friend turned the SUV into what’s called a rent-a-rock. That’s where someone loans someone else a...

leaky levee

leaky levee  n.— «The design would include so-called “leaky levees,” an idea that features culverts at strategic locations, allowing Gulf of Mexico tides to move in and out of the northern reaches of the estuaries, maintaining...

Joshua generation

Joshua generation  n.— «Obama continued his address in Selma, calling his current era the Joshua generation, in line with Biblical account, standing on the shoulders of their predecessors.» —“Obama makes his case for being ‘Black...