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Slang This with Slang Imposters

In this week’s installment of “Slang This!,” a member of the National Puzzlers League tries to separate the real slang terms from the impostors from a list that includes: bacne, button cotton, snake check, and filter filter. This...

Slang This! with Beagle-Chased

This week’s “Slang This!” contestant from the National Puzzlers’ League tries to pick out the real slang terms from a puzzle that includes the expressions beagle-chased, green-shifted, kiln-fired, and shovel-ready. This is...

reverse redlining

reverse redlining  n.— «In a practice called “reverse redlining,” the lenders placed borrowers in targeted minority communities into loans they could not afford, later forcing them to go into foreclosure.» —“Memphis...

drugs ‘n’ thugs

drugs ‘n’ thugs  n.— «Rand Beers, a Foreign Service officer who handled intelligence, counterterrorism and peacekeeping issues on the National Security Council and was later assistant secretary of state for International...

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