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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...

noodle

noodle  v.— «For the fishermen, they can whet their fishing appetites watching Frank Davis and son, Jon, catching large catfish and noodling for turtles.» —“Ohio Scene: There’s More Hunting” by Hank Kozloski News...

tap-tap

tap-tap  n.— «She leaves the house at 4 a.m. to catch the “tap-tap,” one of the privately-owned vans, buses, and trucks that serve as Haiti’s equivalent of public transportation. The always crowded tap-taps—coined for the two...