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No Bucks, No Buck Rogers

The phrase “no bucks, no Buck Rogers,” made popular by the 1983 film The Right Stuff, has seen a renaissance in usage among pilots. That is, if you don’t pay them what they believe they’re worth, they’re not going to...

meso

meso  n.— «At 42, he was dead. The killer: mesothelioma, a cancer linked to asbestos.…Today, a group of people affected by the deadly disease, which they refer to as “meso” for simplicity’s sake, gathered at the Marriott in...

playtron

playtron n. an observer or vistor at a Renaissance fair or festival who wears a costume suited for the time period. Etymological Note: play(er) + patron (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

playtron

playtron  n.— «I love to “people-watch,” be they participants or just playtrons and patrons who show up in bizzare attire.» —“Re: What do you value?” by AuroraeB (Tracy) Usenet: alt.fairs...

playtron

playtron  n.— «I know quite a few people, including myself who would love to be playtrons and be your “Front Row CHorus.” The rennie’s are coming, the Rennies are coming!» —“Re: MMario: thanks!” by Bellebet...

kitchen-table church

kitchen-table church  n.— «The movement has already had some quick success: In just four years, Pastor Verschelden has founded a church in St. Felix, north of Joliette, called Eglise du Rocher Vivant, and another, Renaissance Bible Church...