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stub

stub  v.— «When their streets reach the edge of the new development, construction is halted (or stubbed, in the parlance of the trade), awaiting further extension to occur when the adjacent property is developed.» —“Road plan reality:...

hell night

hell night  n.— «It was all about alleged hazing at the Memphis fire department during a training event commonly called “hell night.”…Memphis City leaders promise their firefighter training has changed since some...

stick the landing

stick the landing  v. phr.— «Elliott Sadler…Makes the list after sticking the landing at the Talladega finish line.» —“Nextel Cup Power Rankings” by Craig Wack Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) Oct. 8...

futant

futant  n.— «“You’d be like a creature. If you have 48 chromosomes, (you’re) a futant. That’s what we call our friends. Futants.” (Psychedelic psychologist Timothy Leary allegedly coined the term, combining “future” and...

grand slam

grand slam  n.— «There obviously was a lot of bonding time in Welch’s quest to get his granddaughter’s wild turkey “grand slam,” as it’s known, on video.…Luckett has accomplished…the grand slam twice, along with a...

double slam

double slam  n.— «There obviously was a lot of bonding time in Welch’s quest to get his granddaughter’s wild turkey “grand slam,” as it’s known, on video.…Luckett has accomplished…the grand slam twice, along with a...

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