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Main Line Brat

A die-hard fan of television’s Mad Men is puzzled when Don calls Betty a “Main Line brat.” This is part of a complete episode.

gork

gork  v.— «Mark Roth’s career as a deanimator. As a gorker. Gorking is…well, gorking. You take away some creature’s supply of oxygen, you’re gorking it, man.…Nothing should live in those caves; instead, the caves were full of...

tuck-under

tuck-under  n.— «Nadal has shown that his strategy can attract talent. (MDC also made four outright acquisitions, or “tuck-unders,” in Nadal parlance, this year.) What he’s selling—that talent matters above all, that the ad...

slurb

slurb  n.— «“Long Island developed, because of him, into this massive slurb,” Caro said. That resonant neologism is a combination of “suburb” and “slum.”» —“Caro Versus Moses: Exhibits Renew Debate Over...

burn

burn  n.— «Jarrett Jack’s solid preseason might push Roy to playing more at shooting guard, but he’ll still get a lot of what a lot of people annoyingly refer to as “burn” this year—more than anyone else on this list. He’s already over...