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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...

3-1-1

3-1-1  n.— «The key point is that, in carry-on bags, each traveler is allowed no containers of liquids and gels larger than 3 ounces; everything must fit in a single one-quart bag; and there can be only one such bag per person. (The TSA...

gas-and-go

gas-and-go  n.— «“That’s a totally inappropriate location for any type of methadone program,” Hayes said. “And from what I can tell, this [proposed] operation will be a ‘gas-and-go.’” In medical parlance, a “gas-and-go” clinic is little...

litter on a stick

litter on a stick  n.— «The balloons have popped and the confetti has been swept away, but roadside election signs—affectionately known as “litter on a stick” in some parts of the state—will linger for at least another week...

piggyback tax

piggyback tax  n.— «Mr. Cohen said he’s never supported a cell phone tax or boosting the county’s portion of the income tax, often called the piggyback tax.» —“Negative ads fill last days of campaigns” by Jeff...