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FLOHPA

FLOHPA  n.— «If Kerry wins Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania—the battleground trifecta being referred to as “FLOHPA”—Bush would need to hold all of his red states and win two Democratic-leaning states.» —“Eight states too...

spizerinctum

spizerinctum  n.— «It may be a letter from Aunt Mehetibelle, a bill for the new car, or an for Spizerinctum’s Kill or Cure, but the mail must go through.» —“How Would You Like To Be The Postman Now?” Chronicle...

fourwalling

fourwalling  v.— «How, in these inflationary times, do you persuade the public to pay $23 million to watch your old home movies, mixed in wish some stock wildlife footage? Answer: You call the confection the “Great American...

fourwalling

fourwalling  v.— «Kroger Babb, who billed himself as “America’s Fearless Young Showman,” ruled over a vast army of Mom and Dad “roadshow units” from his headquarters in Worthington, Ohio. He used a form of...

punch list

punch list  n.— «Archtects met with the board to go over what they term “punch-list items,” the checking and double-checking of numerous interior details.» —“School Board Gets Report on Construction” Press...

stooper

stooper  n.— «This is the stooper. He gets his name from his occupation. He goes around the racing yard between races picking up and examining parimutuel tickets that have been discarded as worthless by the original purchasers.» —“The...