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EJK  n.— «On July 25, a death squad shot her mother and uncle—each three times in the head—in their dilapidated half-finished squat. E.J.K.‘s, in American military shorthand: extrajudicial killings.» —“Troops Shelter an Unlikely...

bring home

bring home  v. phr.— «When he testified Monday morning, Batts said he had been newly initiated—also known as being “brought home’” or “jumped in’” to the Bloods gang—only a few weeks before the killing...


noddy n. a reaction shot of an interviewer that is recorded and inserted into video or film to disguise edits or to give the impression that an interviewer is listening to an interviewee. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

pickle shot

pickle shot  n.— «But eventually he skateboards past a bush that reveals his private parts—at least in outline—for what Hollywood insiders call the “pickle shot.” No spiky hair down there.» —“The Simpsons Movie—The Times...


dead-checking  v. phr.— «Lopezromo said a procedure called “dead-checking” was routine. If Marines entered a house where a man was wounded, instead of checking to see whether he needed medical aid, they shot him to make sure he...


 n.— «Here is my hackergotchi.» —“Yet Another Head Shot” by Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho (Finland) May 13, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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