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nomunication

nomunication  n.— «The intimacy that drinking fosters between friends, clients and colleagues has given rise to a new word: “Nomunication,” a bilingual coinage combining the Japanese for drinking with communication...

peter roll

peter roll  v. phr.— «Jurors heard from teens ages 14-17, who described their lives near areas where guns are readily available. Wednesday, a 16-year-old gang member told jurors that prior to Brown’s murder, Latham said he wanted to “peter...

Salted and Reset

Oyez, oyez! All rise for another newsletter from "A Way with Words"! We took another listen to an episode concerning "orient" vs. "orientate," "sockdologizing," and "my dogs are barking." Hear it...

That Skirt is Almost up to Possible

The story goes that hemlines rise and fall with the stock market. If that’s the case, then we hope it’s not long before we’re all hearing people exclaim, “Why, that skirt is almost up to possible!” An Iowa listener...

may state

may state  n.— «Applicants also must meet state and federal requirements for possessing firearms—they cannot be under indictment or convicted of a felony, have a mental health history, be convicted of domestic violence, among others. Iowa...

shall state

shall state  n.— «Applicants also must meet state and federal requirements for possessing firearms—they cannot be under indictment or convicted of a felony, have a mental health history, be convicted of domestic violence, among others...