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hangtown fry

hangtown fry  n.— «Out in San Francisco they serve something called a “hangtown fry” that primarily consists of scrambled eggs and fried oysters. And yes, bacon. And I thought that was pushing the envelope.» —“Belly up to...

clearance

clearance  n.— «The 68-year-old theater has seen increased competition from suburban multiplexes over the years and Kiefaber has long decried a movie industry practice known as “clearance,” which he says has threatened his...

green bag nomination

green bag nomination  n.— «The 145 appointments are called “green bag” nominations after the satchel in which the governor’s office delivers them to the state Senate.» —“7 from county are on O’Malley’s nominee...

walk shed

walk shed  n.— «Jeff Drinkwater questioned the fixed half-mile walk shed to transit stops. He asked how much of Baltimore City falls within the walk shed of a transit stop.» —“Technical Committee” Baltimore Regional...

drama price

drama price  v. phr.— «When an anxious home-seller slashes the asking price of his property, he is not “dropping the price,” he is merely “re-positioning.” Or when a home-seller lists his property below the price of...

drama priced

drama priced  v. phr.— «In the past six months or so, Lanham said, agents have started to use the term “drama priced”—signaling price cuts of at least $30,000—and have even splashed that term on for-sale signs.» —“Sales of...