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bascottie

bascottie  n.— «A basset hound had been bred with a Scottie to make a “bascottie,” pronounced like biscotti, the hard biscuit usually dunked in coffee.» —“24 animals are removed from Lodi home; officers say conditions...

tulies

tulies  n.pl.—Gloss: the boondocks or the middle of nowhere. Note: Out in the tules/tules means “out in the boondocks” or “far away.” Encarta says that “to be in deep tules” is a Hispanic English expression meaning “to be in...

BONCOB

BONCOB  n.— «As those pseudo-silk purses now unravel, a new acronym has joined the financial argot: BONCOB, pronounced Bon-cob, according to debt traders. Translation (have the children leave the room now): “Bugger off, no chance of...

spermarche

spermarche n. a man’s first ever ejaculation of sexual fluids. Editorial Note: Pronounced something like “sperm-ARK-ee.” The far more common female equivalent is “menarche,” the first occurrence of menstruation. Etymological...

zofamily

zofamily  n.— «Happy crawling all you Zofamilies!!! DID YOU KNOW????: That “Zofamily”—Pronounced like “So Family,” is the term used for: “Any family that considers their pets an actual member of the family...

come here

come here  n.— «The new residents who have spurred the rapid growth of the Palmetto State’s coastal retirement and resort communities in recent years are known locally as the “come heres,” or “COME’-yas” as the term...