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Coinkydink Coincidence

Sundance from Dallas, Texas, says his family uses the word coinkydink for coincidence. It’s an intentional malapropism, like the playful pronunciation of schedule as skeduly and difficulty as difulgaty. Coinkydink has been around since at...

Skehdoolee

A woman in Racine, Wisconsin, says her father and his fellow bus drivers always pronounced the word schedule as “skeh-DOO-lee.” Is that an accepted pronunciation? This is part of a complete episode.

dinosaur training

dinosaur training  n.— «He talked about something called dinosaur training. He wanted the offensive linemen to shed fat and put on muscle, he wanted them lifting heavy objects, literally moving big furniture so they wouldn’t collapse with...

freeway flyer

freeway flyer  n.— «Especially since the effects of Proposition 13 began to kick in with a vengeance, community colleges have become ever more dependent on cheap labor provided by part-time faculty, who are often known as “freeway...

Tweener hospital

Tweener hospital  n.— «“Tweener” hospitals, as they are commonly referred to, are Medicare Dependent Hospitals and Sole Community Hospitals which provide vital services to area patients, but are in dire financial straights because of the...