Home » Pair » Page 7

TagPair

cray-cray

cray-cray  adj.— «While shredding like cray-cray on the Red Buffalo and Centennial runs, I began to note how boarding was quite different from skiing.» —“Trading a pair of skis for a board” by Ian Cropp Vail...

spooty

spooty  adj.— «Finished the quest for sheep skins and it gives me a pair of spooty gloves i can’t use.» —“Blearg” by Seben The place that’s left when your heart gets ripped out (Walla Walla, Wash.) Nov. 11...

pierce nez

pierce nez  n.— «Pierce-nez eyeglasses. Shannon sez: I just did an interview with gaming miniatures designer James Sooy about a design project he’s just completed, a pair of frameless eyeglasses held in place by a single bridge piercing...

Big Apple

Big Apple  n.— «So many people have asked the writer about the derivation of his phrase, “the big apple,” that he is forced to make another explanation. New Orleans has called it to his mind again. A number of years back, when...

Big Apple

Big Apple  n.— «The Big Apple. The dream of every lad that ever threw a leg over a thoroughbred and the goal of all horsemen. There’s only one Big Apple. That’s New York. Two dusky stable hands were leading a pair of thoroughbred around...

hero

hero  n.— «It seems like a straightforward assignment until the “hero”—food styling parlance for the center of the plate foodstuff—arrives on set as wrinkled as a baggy pair of pantyhose that have lost their elastic...