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generation Q

generation Q  n.—Gloss: a generation of young people who are idealistic and active in pursuing a better world, but who do not participate in the related political or social discourse that helps form popular opinion or influence elections. Note:...

locavore

locavore  n.— «“Initially it was the taste thing for me,” said Robin McDermott, who lives in Waitsfield, Vt., where locavores call themselves localvores. “But now when I think about what it takes to get lettuce across the country so I can...

foamer

foamer  n.— «A self-proclaimed “subway foamer,” or buff, Mr. Jabbour has a passion for transit-related subjects like infrastructure, routes and track design.» —“Can He Get There From Here?” by Rachel Corbett New York...

spey cast

spey cast  v. phr.— «To achieve long casts consistently over a long day of casting, many steelhead fly-anglers in the Northwest have taken up two-handed rods and a technique called spey casting. Traditional single-handed fly casting...

nyotaimori

nyotaimori  n.— «Rachael was a human sushi platter for the evening, the centerpiece of an opening party last month for Hadaka Sushi on the Sunset Strip. Taking gentle breaths, she kept as still as possible so as not to disturb the clusters...

body sushi

body sushi  n.— «Rachael was a human sushi platter for the evening, the centerpiece of an opening party last month for Hadaka Sushi on the Sunset Strip. Taking gentle breaths, she kept as still as possible so as not to disturb the clusters...

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