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Gulfie

Gulfie  n.— «The war broke out at the peak of the tourist season, when tens of thousands of wealthy visitors from the Gulf were expected to enjoy high-spending holidays in Lebanon. Instead, those in the country at the time found themselves...

Mother’s Day factor

Mother’s Day factor  n.— «The trick is to load up the switch as much as possible, short of “blocking” or what telephone engineers refer to as “the Mother’s Day Factor.” Translation: Telephone traffic is typically...

peaker

peaker  n.— «The $60 million, 170 megawatt plant will be built near Mountain Home, Idaho, and used for what’s called a peaker plant. Peakers are relied on when peak summer demand is pushed by air conditioners and irrigation pumps and...

Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express  n.— «The Pineapple Express, a colloquialism for the remnants of a pacific storm that rolls inland, struck the entire province with its warm, wet weather. And, although we didn’t get record rainfall, temperatures were at...

bug-out bag

bug-out bag  n.— «Secondly you need what I call a “bug-out bag,” also known as a go kit, go bag, 72-hour kit, run bag and other names, is a container which keeps essential survival items readily available in case of an...

hooping

hooping  n.— «But though his teaching was done, Rodgers’ “hoop” was just beginning, in a voice turned musical pendulum. “I’ve got pow-er, to live for Him!” Rodgers half sang, half spoke, his lips an inch from the...

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