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coyote camp

coyote camp  n.—Gloss: an improvised place near the site of a forest fire where firefighters have chosen to sleep. «If travel time to the side (or flank) of the fire where firefighters are assigned, they could be asked to “spike...

pepto

pepto  n.— «But you have to distinguish greenies—the peptos as they were called—from steroids. Greenies only allowed you to play up to your ability. If you didn’t get a good night’s sleep, or you had a hangover, it would allow you to play...

Hesco barrier

Hesco barrier  n.— «Iraq and Afghanistan are dangerous. Real dangerous. Mortars, RPGs, snipers and car bombs, you name it. Imagine you’re a soldier in the occupying army. How can you even sleep at night with all those munitions aimed at...

Monday jetlag

Monday jetlag  n.— «“It would be normal for a lot of teenagers to stay up late and get up late,” said Dr. Jeffrey Cohen. Dr. Cohen with the sleep lab at St. Bernards said this is what doctors refer to as “Monday jetlag...

popcorn ceiling

popcorn ceiling  n.— «We’ve lived in our home for 30 years and have “popcorn” ceilings. I remember when we hung our swag lamp we could see fibers falling when we drilled holes. After all these years, is it too late to have the...

mattress

mattress  v. phr.— «A mattress is not just something that is manufactured for the purpose of sleep and rest. It is used also to refer to women who have a large number of male sexual partners.» —“Withdrawals and...