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protein loss

protein loss  n.— «While the combo of Scopalamine and Dexedrine are a popular measure against “protein loss” (we’re talking spacespeak for heave, hurl, keck, lose it, puke, regurgitate, retch, ruminate, spew, spit up, throw up...

streetism

streetism  n.— «While Circus Ethiopia has sometimes been described as a street-kids circus, Lachance is careful to point out that this is not quite the case. Although the connection to the street is very strong, “you could say that...

rat

rat  n.— «The measure was a “rat,” which, in legislative parlance, is a favor-bestowing amendment that supporters sneak through when (wink, wink, nod, nod) no one is looking.» —“Legislative Stalling Becomes A Matter Of...

food insecurity

food insecurity  n.— «Driving the “food insecurity” numbers—a term coined by the federal government to measure hunger—is Michigan’s stubborn unemployment rate, the anti-hunger research and policy group said.» —“Economy...

Eurabia

Eurabia  n.— «The Egyptian-born writer Bat Yeor has for some years referred to the rise of a new “Eurabia” that is hostile in equal measure to the United States and Israel.» —“Eurabia?” by Niall...

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