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hot lane

hot lane  n.— «Toll lanes, also known as “hot lanes,” also play a big part in the plan, which suggests creating a network of them that reaches throughout the region. » —“Plan calls for more toll lanes on...

Polonia

Polonia  n.— «About one out of every three Poles still settles in the Chicago region, according to immigration records. It has became such a haven, people in Poland commonly refer to it as “Polonia,” the word for a Polish...

tequila effect

tequila effect  n.— «The panic began to spread in what came to be called the “tequila effect”, creating instability in other developing economies in the region and beyond.» —“Tequila trap beckons China” by Henry...

yeh

yeh  n.— «On all the tapes no one ever mentions the word “cocaine,” instead using common street jargon for the drug such as “pies” and “yeh.”» —“Region’s largest cocaine ring...

pies

pies  n.— «On all the tapes no one ever mentions the word “cocaine,” instead using common street jargon for the drug such as “pies” and “yeh.”» —“Region’s largest cocaine ring...

put on the black

put on the black  n.— «On the wiretaps, Cole describes the violence he used to enforce his will as “putting on the black.” And it has worked.» —“Region’s largest cocaine ring uncovered” by Torsten...

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