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stork mark

stork mark  n.— «Emma was born on 13 February this year—Friday the 13th. She had a couple of stork marks—also known as salmon patches—on the back of her scalp. These are common and, though they don’t usually fade, are soon covered by...

mortgage mom

mortgage mom  n.— «This year could mark the emergence of what might be called mortgage moms—voters whose sense of well-being is freighted with anxiety about their families’ financial squeeze. Democrats are betting that this factor is...

alibi game

alibi game  n.— «Carnys call these “alibi games,” because the operator uses a long litany of excuses to keep the mark from giving up in disgust, and encouraging him to dig more money out of his wallet and try “just one...

burner

burner  n.— «That mark usually involves a long strip of angry-looking scalded rubber, which can be seen on many of the island’s twisting roads.…And while the work of Chuggy and the native tribe of so-called burners may never...

push gift

push gift  n.— «Add one more thing to the list of pre and post natal-do’s: purchasing your push gift. Today’s “push gift” is a thank-you to women for enduring pregnancy and “pushing” though labor. In England, men...

hydroseeding

hydroseeding  n.— «The pale, sandy earth is barren, except for patches of unnaturally bright green that mark where a mixture of green dye, fertilizer and grass seed has been sprayed in a process called hydroseeding. The garish dye shows...