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gorno

gorno  n.— «Dubbed gore pornography, or gorno for short, this sickening new sub-genre depicts torture, suffering and drawn-out death that tests the staying power of audiences as much as the victims. Sex has nothing to do with it, but, like...

gevaltize

gevaltize  v.— «In certain precincts of the Jewish community, a person who insists that the sky is falling, despite ample evidence to the contrary, is said to gevaltize—a neologism derived from the famous Yiddish cry of shock or alarm...

jackrolling

jackrolling  n.— «In a related survey conducted among 1,500 schoolchildren in the Soweto township, a quarter of all the boys interviewed said that “jackrolling”—a South African term for recreational gang rape—was fun.» —“South...

dick

dick  v.— «The security personnel who work for many of the larger media organisations call this being “dicked.” It was given a graphic illustration earlier this month with the kidnapping of Australian television journalist John...

shock probation

shock probation  n.— «Unswayed, Molea ordered Stroud to serve weekends in the Putnam County jail for two months beginning Friday, a process known as shock probation, as part of a sentence of five years of probation.» —“Ex-court...

vomit comet

vomit comet  n.— «Discontinuance of the interurban service between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids comes as a bit of a shock to those alumni of Iowa who used to ride it. Various crops of students had different names for the...

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