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bed and breakfast deal

bed and breakfast deal  n.— «Keeping loans off the books of Anglo every year for eight years meant that the €87 million in loans did not emerge in the snapshot of the bank that the independent auditors, Ernst Young, take every year for the...

Baby Platitudes Are Called Duggles

O HAI! U CAN HAZ NEWSLETTER. Yes, it's another email newsletter from A Way with Words. There was no newsletter last week, because, umm, we had a really good excuse, okay? In part, it's because your wily and wordly hosts are everywhere...

triggerfish

triggerfish  n.— «A cell site simulator, digital analyzer, or a triggerfish can electronically force a cellular telephone to register its mobile identification number (“MIN,” i.e., telephone number) and electronic serial number...

A Moniker for Your Monitor

Greetings, oh esteemed listeners. This is another newsletter from A Way with Words. On the air this past weekend, we talked a bit about giving nicknames to inanimate objects, druthers, Hispanic vs. Latino, stingaree, and people who can't quite...

recessionista

recessionista  n.— «A recessionista is simply some one who seeks fashionable items that are also inexpensive.» —“Fall fashion 2008: The year of the recessionista” by Debra Braggs Press-Register (Alabama) Sept...

touchdown space

touchdown space  n.— «There’s also something called “touchdown space,” which is an open air cubicle that an individual can lease if he can’t afford a full office.» —“You pay as you go with virtual office” by Jan...

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