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Episode 1576

Sour Pickle

You know that Yogi Berra quote about how Nobody ever comes here; it’s too crowded? Actually, the first person to use this was actress Suzanne Ridgeway, who appeared in several movies with The Three Stooges. A new book shows that many well...

cover

cover  v.— «February 15 marks the start of the racehorse breeding season, where the leading equine Lotharios regularly put their human counterparts to shame. Weatherbys, the family-owned business responsible for registering every...

undercard

undercard  n.— «Donofrio, who had back surgery Monday for injuries he traces in part to wrestling, said, “If you’re an undercard guy, if you don’t work, you don’t eat. That’s the shame of the business. You talk about the biggest...

shanger

shanger  n.— «For those who’ve never been to a Personal Assistants in Recovery meeting, shanger is that nasty place between shame and anger.» —“Courteney Cox’s Asshole” by Jill Soloway * Jill Soloway * Aug. 31...

name-shame-blame

name-shame-blame  v. phr.— «Of the 150 instances of abuse that they cite, I reckon that probably only a small number will be genuine, but proving this is even more difficult in today’s climate of “name-shame-blame, whatever the truth...

max up

max up  v. phr.— «He said he was “maxed up” on all his credit cards. There was no shame in his voice. In fact there was a certain pride. He seemed to think it was pretty cool to be in debt; “live life to the max”...

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