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kneelo

kneelo  n.— «Good to see Narrabeen’s Michael Novakov getting some kudos in the ABC Sportsman of the Year Award presentation for winning the world amateur kneeboard title in England last year. What they didn’t mention was that it was the...

who laid the rail

who laid the rail  adv. phr.— «The animal struck out on a dead run down the turning row which split the ravine. My friend followed, and it was a race for who laid the rail, as they say in the country.» —New Orleans Times...

spork

spork  n.— «The buffalo in question is the fourth vehicle in the patrol, towering over the armored trucks. Rather than an animal, it looks more like a medieval siege engine, with its row of small, thick-lensed windows and an iron-clawed...

ROW

ROW  n.— «The sheriff’s office in Aspen calls it “R.O.W.”—shorthand for “the rest of the world”—when deputies get tied up on time-consuming, costly special assignments when some prestigious figure from beyond the Roaring Fork Valley comes...

plasticulture

plasticulture  n.— «“Things look terrific out there. We have some nice big fruit,” said farm owner Mary McCaffrey, who uses a growing technique called “plasticulture.” The terms applies to using plastic to assist the...

veteranism

veteranism  n.— «Flip Murray gave the NBA’s top team a new description Friday, introducing “veteranism” into the basketball vernacular. “They’ve been together for a long time and they have great chemistry with each...