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infostaining

infostaining  n.— «I then removed the case notes, and correspondence sent by me to the court in February 2006 concerning internet based harassment directed at me consisting of linking my name to porn sites, a technique known as...

tuna can

tuna can  n.— «The Cleveland center is also fabricating the Constellation program hardware that will be the first to fly: a prototype of the upper stage of the Ares I rocket that will boost the crew capsule into orbit. The rocket segments...

rat-tail

rat-tail  n.— «Dayton public schools prohibit hard combs with long, sharp handles commonly called “rat-tails” because they can be used as a weapon in fights.» —“Student suspended for bringing comb to class” by...

tie up

tie up  v. phr.— «Straining runners are in danger of “tying up,” the term for the destabilization of their form when they reach a point at which their muscles can no longer perform with the same intensity.» —“Ginn Jr.‘s...

spray and pray

spray and pray
 v. phr.— «Spray and pray from tee to green, and then pray, brother, pray.» —“Sport Podge” by Rex Hess Mansfield News-Journal (Ohio) June 2, 1942. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

farming one’s insurance

farming one’s insurance  n.— «Other growers and government officials said some of the farmers who started growing sweet potatoes had never grown them before. Others planted in areas known to be wet. Still others didn’t take care of their...