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power kiting

power kiting  n.— «Irish power kiters notched up a total of 94.8 miles at Benone Strand at Magilligan in the space of 24 hours. Power kiting is essentially buggy racing on the sand and it requires a lot of wind so that the karts can move...

rosh katan

rosh katan  n.— «As for the expressions (pronounced “rosh katan”—little head, vs. “rosh gadol”—big head). This expression comes from the IDF, and as most military language, doesn’t quite translate into normal...

sandbox

sandbox  n.— «Despite the proud family tradition, Edmonds, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, had difficulty accepting Matthew’s deployment to the “sand box,” as he calls Iraq.» —“War reopens old wounds for...

stooper

stooper  n.— «The man, who declined to be interviewed, is part of a horse racing subculture made up of people known as stoopers. Much like people who spend afternoons wandering the beaches with metal detectors searching for treasure in the...

flying fox

flying fox  n.— «At another spot, visitors grab a “flying fox,” also known as a zip line, and fly through the air 8.9 metres over a sand pit, the long jump Olympic record Bob Beamon set in 1968.» —“Dundas Square finally...