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steeking

steeking  n.— «I’m looking for advice on “steeking,” which is the traditional technique of knitting a fairisle garment in the round and then cutting into it for armholes, neck, etc.» —“Advice for steeking?” by...

squick out

squick out  v.— «I worry that I’ll get pregnant and then be so squicked out from having another being moving around in my body that I’ll go crazy.» —“How do you know you can mentally deal with pregnancy?” by...

cashish

cashish  n.— «The system told me that my balance was several hundred dollars overdrawn, and when I checked the most recently posted transactions, the amounts ($50-75) did not immediately ring a bell. I also knew that my shit was not fucked...

hist

hist  n.— «For my government job, it was all about either how little you could stand out, or, in the rare case (mine) just how much hist you could pull off and get away with.» —“How to succeed in government” by...

heck of

heck of
 n.— «He’d be heck of drunk and hung over and just cold pass out without even hanging the phone up.» —by Divine Wino Ask Metafilter Feb. 4, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

kidney warmer

kidney warmer  n.— «I was just lamenting to mrs. richat the other day that my upper arms, shoulders and back seem out of control…I am 34. I started with the lovely “kidney warmers” in university, maybe around 22 or so...

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