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juke

juke  v.— «Fliers announcing this month’s Evanston Township High School homecoming dance carry the warning: “salacious or inappropriate dancing”—often called “juking”—is outlawed. Dance tickets at Naperville North...

grannying

grannying  n.— «Claims that children living in Donegal were given places at secondary schools in Derry to the exclusion of local children were challenged in the High Court in Belfast today. The Lord Chief Justice Sir Brian Kerr was told...

boo-hoo breakfast

boo-hoo breakfast  n.— «The idea is to immediately begin teaching kindergartners the behaviors and habits they need to be successful. That means Mom and Dad can’t hover around. Many elementary schools around Northeast Florida have what are...

snob yob

snob yob  n.— «The resort on the North Cornwall coast has become popular with pupils from public and private schools celebrating the end of term. Police officers have been granted special dispersal powers to break up large groups of...

permie

permie  n.— «Permaculturists—they call themselves “permies”—had converged on Merritt from as far away as Texas and Missouri.…Permaculture is clearly more than a style of gardening for these folks; it’s a way of life...

school resource officer

school resource officer  n.— «Surely, you are aware of what is euphemistically referred to as a “school resource officer.” That moniker has a nice, vanilla ring to it. But it doesn’t really get to the primary heart of the...