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BRIC

BRIC  n.— «He predicts massive growth coming through between now and 2050 not only in China but also in India, Brazil and Russia—he has coined the term “BRICs” to represent these countries collectively. While he sees vast...

ish

ish  n.— «Got they’re hair and nails did while the kids lookin’ bombed out—running through the store tearing ish up & acting a fool.…A lot of these chicks see me as a potential implant in a ready made family. They kids lookin’...

P generation

P generation  n.— «P Generation P stands for “participation, passion and potential power.” This term was coined after many young people rooted enthusiastically for Korea during the 2002 World Cup. Example: I know you’re an N...

pitching

pitching  n.— «Most likely a hail of whistles and shouts will accompany the stroller’s arrival as the lookouts warn those “pitching” the drugs that a potential undercover is on the scene.» —“Just Another Night On Crack...

Paris syndrome

Paris syndrome  n.— «A Japanese woman in her 20s stopped a well-dressed Frenchman in the Opera metro station yesterday afternoon and asked him in broken English for help with a public telephone. He replied with a finger in the air and...

shut in

shut in  n.— «About 300,000 barrels a day of wellhead capacity, representing about 70 per cent of Western Canada’s potential production, is shut in—a figure that is bound to increase later this year with the commissioning of the Fort...