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guess question paper

guess question paper  n.— «If you have the money, you can walk into the exam hall with the answersheet, filled and how. The modus operandi is simple—students get hold of the question paper for the next day’s exam, called in campus parlance...

chicken coop

chicken coop  n.— «Interestingly, the two Republican senators who voted to override Mr. Pawlenty’s veto not only were not punished, the GOP Senate leadership didn’t even criticize them. I wonder if that’s why some senators sometimes...

digifeiter

digifeiter  n.— «Desktop graphics technology has also spawned a whole “amateur” counterfeiting industry that Warner refers to as “digifeiters,” or “wannabe counterfeiters.” These are housewives or students who use their home computer and a...

death-care industry

death-care industry  n.— «In recent years, laws requiring funeral homes and cemeteries to disclose costs and provide price lists have removed much of the mystery from what some in the business refer to as the “death-care industry...

Mollie’s measure

Mollie’s measure  n.— «The current federal poverty threshold was developed in the 1960s by Mollie Orshansky, an economist with the Social Security Administration, who based her number on a 1955 Department of Agriculture study that said low...

pole tax

pole tax  n.— «There is a new price to be paid for looking at naked women in Texas. On January 1st the state’s strip clubs began imposing a $5 surcharge for each visitor. The “pole tax,” as it is commonly called, is expected to bring the...

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