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man-love Thursday

man-love Thursday  n.— «Stoneham is the most colourful—a good-natured, hard-right conservative who mocks gay marriages and would gladly help haul pedophiles to the gallows if asked. If you want to see the veins pop on his forehead, raise...

beeper ball

beeper ball  n.— «Staying in the vein of special needs, four teams of visually impaired baseball players met Saturday for New York’s first ever blind baseball tournament. Unlike traditional versions of our national pastime, beeper ball (or...

lopomo

lopomo  n.— «Products that idle in what the industry calls low-power mode, or lopomo, consumed about 10 percent of total electricity in California homes, according to a 2002 study prepared for the California Energy Commission by the...

stubby

stubby  n.— «Stubbies are foreshortened prostheses used during and sometimes after initial ambulatory rehabilitation. They are custom fitted and are usually made up of standard sockets, no articulated knee joints or shank, with modified...

wet firecracker

wet firecracker  n.— «For Charest, who is negotiating feverishly to bring his minority back from the brink of defeat in a budget vote on Friday, the report’s findings are welcome news. “This is what is called a wet...

sheetrockero

sheetrockero  n.— «It may be necessary to use spanglish if that is what workers use (e.g., sheetrockero, for a person who works with sheetrock).» —by Committee on Earth Resources National Research Council of the National...

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