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heatiness

heatiness  n.— «The other ailment Doris waxes lyrical about is a peculiar affliction called heatiness. This, according to Chinese culinary traditionalists, is caused by eating the wrong combinations of foods or downing too much strong...

skeet

skeet  v.— «You let the hoe swallow it, get off in yo’ parlor an’/stab out to the cajun crab house/or the Jamaican cat house/or the college, frat house/for the gul you just, mad house that rat house/And get you some scrub, she ain’t ya...

rat

rat  n.— «State officials who are seeking to find pork-filled amendments say they are currently on “rat patrol.” Legislators sometimes disagree whether a bill is a rat or simply represents an effort to help someone who has been...

rat

rat  n.— «A rat, in the parlance of Connecticut state legislators, is a bill or an amendment slipped in quietly to favor a friend or a special interest. Two Hartford City Council members recently schemed to sneak through a rat. They had...

rat

rat n. a precisely targeted legislative amendment or bill proposed as a political favor. Editorial Note: Appears to be specific to Connecticut. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

rat

rat  n.— «The measure was a “rat,” which, in legislative parlance, is a favor-bestowing amendment that supporters sneak through when (wink, wink, nod, nod) no one is looking.» —“Legislative Stalling Becomes A Matter Of...