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tiger city

tiger city  n.— «UWO Chancellor Richard Wells is well aware of Wisconsin’s up-and-coming cities. They are often referred to as “tiger cities”—mid-sized metros with suburban, if not rural, fringes. They have developable land...

kiss and ride

kiss and ride  n.— «Thirty years ago, the region was pretty much contained inside the Capital Beltway, and planners thought commuters would be mostly guys, who would ride the bus to Metro stations or be delivered by spouses to “Kiss...

sleeper

sleeper  n.— «For many of Ms. Scavo’s regulars—the eBay resellers, the pickers (who sell their finds to other dealers or designers and decorators) and the obsessive collectors—the sales are indeed fun, but also cutthroat. As they do...

picker

picker  n.— «For many of Ms. Scavo’s regulars—the eBay resellers, the pickers (who sell their finds to other dealers or designers and decorators) and the obsessive collectors—the sales are indeed fun, but also cutthroat. As they do...

Middle East lite

Middle East lite  n.— «That generic, anyplace quality is part of the public face of Dubai, which some of its many foreign residents tend to compare to Disney World, or even Las Vegas. It is Middle East lite, as a friend living here puts it...

Euroregion

Euroregion  n.— «A “Euroregion” should not be confused with a “European region.” A Euroregion (sometimes also called “Euregion” or even “Europaregion”) is a structure for cooperation between...

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