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person of pallor

person of pallor  n.— «Joshua and Andy were rejected because their racial group was overrepresented in the schools they wanted to attend, not because the school was closed to everyone who shared their skin color. Although they were persons...

plastic chicken

plastic chicken  n.— «Chicken served in restaurants, hospitals and schools is still being pumped up secretly with water and proteins to increase its size and weight, The Times has learnt.…Chris Huhne, the Liberal Democrats’...

tiger city

tiger city  n.— «UWO Chancellor Richard Wells is well aware of Wisconsin’s up-and-coming cities. They are often referred to as “tiger cities”—mid-sized metros with suburban, if not rural, fringes. They have developable land...

redshirting

redshirting  v.— «Under the guise of individual differences, meeting individual needs, continuous progress, humanistic education, and now kindergarten redshirting, we have sought to justify shortchanging the children of poor and minorities...

P-school

P-school  n.— «Created in the 1960s, when pregnant girls were such pariahs that they were forced to leave school until their babies were born, the city school system’s four pregnancy schools—or P-schools, as they are obliquely referred...

protect eggs

protect eggs  v. phr.— «The coaches met Tuesday about implementing an early signing period, similar to what the NCAA employs for men’s and women’s basketball.…“It helps everyone. You don’t have to babysit (a committed prospect) or...