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sports-tacular

sports-tacular
 suffix— «May’s Christmas Sports-Tacular.» —in advert. Chronic Telegram (Elyria, Ohio) Nov. 29, 1970. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

spring-tacular

spring-tacular  suffix— «The Bath High School band…will present its annual “pops” concert, a “Spring-Tacular.”» —“‘Spring-Tacular’ At Bath Friday” Lima News (Ohio) Apr. 10, 1962...

recovery dorm

recovery dorm  n.— « Ben is trying to stay away from booze and Case Western is doing its part by offering him a spot at a “recovery dorm.” The residence—with sparse landscaping and bare-bones furniture—looks like a fraternity...

duster

duster  n.— «The Ohio Oil company has drilled in a duster in a test on the M. Colter farm, section 35.» —“Running River of Oil Fills Ohio Ditches” Times-Democrat (Lima, Ohio) Sept. 10, 1906. (source: Double...

chonies

chonies  n.pl.— «These are the days when the buyers come to town in droves and herds; when the lingerie shows go merrily on in hotel and office building display rooms.…Those alluring photos of chonies in ticket brokerage windows...

cat-facing

cat-facing  n.— «When you pick up a gnarly apple or peach, or a misshapened strawberry…the cause of this damage has been attributed to cold weather, frost, lack of pollination, disease, etc., but in most instances you can put the...