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underbanked

underbanked  adj.— «During the past few years, Wal-Mart has been selling financial products to low-income customers who may shop in its stores, but don’t have relationships with traditional banks—those that the industry defines as the...

bench jockeying

bench jockeying  n.— «Baseball not being a repository of deep thought, players on opposing teams used to stand in the dugout and hurl insults at [Jackie] Robinson. “Bench jockeying,” as it’s known, has a long tenure in the...

dish the line

dish the line  v.— «The Colts were the natural challengers to the Patriots, and while they weren’t looking, Pittsburgh dished the line. Urgency replaces nonchalance.» —“Broncos Will Deliver A Shock To The System” by Bernie...

dump cake

dump cake  n.— «A chocolate “dump” cake promises joy in an hour. Also known as a one-bowl cake, the procedure lets you plop all the ingredients into one mixing bowl, give them an unceremonious twirl and scrape the batter into...

geofiltering

geofiltering  n.— «The television business has even coined a term for restricting video content to certain geographic areas: “geofiltering.”» —“TV stations build online fences to blunt Web’s effect” by Amy...

blue ice

blue ice  n.— «Stan Walchesky and neighbors on Neupert Road in Jefferson began noticing the stuff last week and speculated that it was “blue ice,” the euphemism for the chemically treated lavatory waste that sometimes falls...