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frog stich

frog stich  v.— «Frog Stitch: To rip out a whole row at a time: as the frog says, “Rip it, rip it, rip it, rip it…“» —“Stories and stitches from Paint’s fleece” News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) Dec...

arancini

arancini  n.pl.— «The name literally translates as “little orange,” which is what they resemble when cooked, but there is nothing fruity about them. Arancini are widely served street food in Italy, and every nonna there has her...

butterball

butterball  n.— «“One-armed bandits” is another name for fiddler crabs, and “butterballs” are better known as mole crabs or sand fleas.» —“Anglers don’t have to be in a pinch to use crabs” by Mike...

one-armed bandit

one-armed bandit  n.— «“One-armed bandits” is another name for fiddler crabs, and “butterballs” are better known as mole crabs or sand fleas.» —“Anglers don’t have to be in a pinch to use crabs” by Mike...

honking

honking  adj.— «Honking big burgers take too long to cook all the way through, which gives the exterior an opportunity to burn.» —“That primordial desire for burgers” by Debbie Moose News & Observer (Raleigh...

sheeting

sheeting  n.— «Using a technique called “sheeting,” I was supposed to get the thing to fly gentle figure 8s between 10 and 2 on an imaginary clock face in the sky. Instead, the kite was mimicking the dive-bombing actions of the...

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