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Tickets to the Gun Show

Why do we call our biceps guns? The slang lexicographer Jonathon Green suggests that the metaphor first pops up in baseball around the 1920s, when players referred to their throwing arms as guns. Believe it or not, the early baseball pitchers...

transloading

transloading  n.— «“If you’re going to ship something less than 400 or 500 miles, it probably makes more sense to ship it on a truck,” Pitcher said, which is done by transloading. Transloading is the term for shipping products by...

rake

rake  v.— «You have to tip your hat to Doc. To no-hit a team that can flat-out rake the ball is pretty unbelievable.» —“Gooden Enough! Outcast Pitcher Tosses No-Hitter” by Jim Street Seattle Post...

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