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ad car

ad car  n.— «Hey Harry, I got a guy hot for an ad car (a cheap, optionless car heavily advertised to lure people in to buy a more expensive model). His old car’s got a few Ripley’s (old damage, badly repaired, from Ripley’s Believe it Or...

wraparound

wraparound  adj.— «Transition coordinators are now working with those agencies and private organizations to develop what is known as the “wraparound reentry model” that will result in a team of individuals and entities that will be able to...

stander

stander  n.— «Carousel horse resin model, $425 to $1,825, plus shipping and handling. “Lefty,” a full-sized, carousel horse is a looker as well as a “stander” (the term for a carousel animal with three legs down and...

leave (something) on the table

leave (something) on the table  v. phr.— «Even a car straight from the factory will run differently with computer tuning—especially if it is a performance-oriented model like the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution or the Subaru Impreza WRX STi...

shoelace system

shoelace system  n.— «We want a non-contiguous administrative Muslim unit in the east. Muslim areas in the east should be identified and joined in what is commonly called a shoelace system. This is similar to the Pondicherry model in India...

nurdle

nurdle  n.— «I put down a nurdle (a precise measurement, somewhere between “a little” and “a skoshe”) of the green stuff, make a little crater in it and put in some Testors liquid cement.» —“Re: Plastic Model...