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yoging

yoging  n.— «Amey Mathews of Santa Cruz has been practicing yoga since 1994. She teaches it, too. In fact, Amey puts in lots of hours “yoging” (as she calls it), and it makes her very hungry.» —“Back Burner: This blogger...

DF

DF  n.— «With all the name-calling that has gone on between recumbent riders and regular cyclists, it’s clear the recumbents have better nicknames.… The regular bike cyclists, on the other hand, call themselves “DF” or...

bascottie

bascottie  n.— «A basset hound had been bred with a Scottie to make a “bascottie,” pronounced like biscotti, the hard biscuit usually dunked in coffee.» —“24 animals are removed from Lodi home; officers say conditions...

magic carpet duty

magic carpet duty  n.— «As the war ended, the Munda was used for what was known as, “Magic Carpet Duty,” picking up soldiers and taking them home.» —“Four WWII veterans recall experiences” by Keith...

buckhorning

buckhorning  n.— «Your tree might be making a last stand, but let’s give it a little hope for survival.…When late winter arrives, consider a much more severe pruning, often called buckhorning. Use this pruning technique to take all...

trunking

trunking  n.— «Michael Vick was downright humane to his dogs compared to how street dogs are treated. There is a type of fight called “trunking,” in which the dogs are tossed in car trunks, ripping into each other while the...