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meeskite

meeskite  adj.— Note: “Jolie-laide” is the French term for it. «Little, purebred dogs are certainly among the easier animals to find homes for, but Rosie was a bit “mature” when she entered my shelter as a homeless...

crimalien

crimalien  n.—Gloss: criminal + illegal alien «Not all Mexicans are crimaliens—however all ILLEGAL immigrants are crimaliens—if the truth hurts—change the truth—close the borders—clean up the mess we have allowed ourselves to get into...

Grand Bargain

Grand Bargain  n.— «The harder part will be trying to follow that up by creating what is coming to be known in Obama circles as a Grand Bargain: getting everyone to agree to clean up the nation’s budget mess in a really big way, one that...

bigature

bigature  n.— «There are going to be a mess of miniatures. We coined that phrase “bigatures” on Lord of the Rings and this is going to outdo them all. The miniature we’re doing for Miraz’s castle is 24 scale, village, and...

Gardentoolism

Hola, estimados oyentes! It's time for another podcast from "A Way with Words." Earlier this summer a word caught Grant's fancy: "gardentoolism." So he made a slang quiz about it! Listen to the podcast here. If you...

sleeper

sleeper  n.— «Railroads that come out of Mexico must deal routinely with the “sleepers,” as those who try to hitch a ride on the northbound trains are called.» —“A Way Out of the Immigration Mess” by Mike...