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Bible Bump

A bible lump, or a bible bump, is a ganglion cyst that sometimes forms on the wrist. It’s also called a book cyst, the reason being that people sometimes try to smash them with a book, but  don’t try this at home! This is part of a...

Gallon Smashing and Catfishing

Did you know that the word rack can also mean “one thousand,” as in, he has four racks, or four thousand dollars? Here’s another slang term: Gallon Smashing. It’s the latest craze in pranks involving gallons of milk, a...

Stove Up

What does it mean to be stove up? This phrase for sore or stiff has nothing to do with a stovetop; stove is actually the past tense of stave. To stave in a wooden boat is to smash a hole in its side, and thus, to be stove up is to be incapacitated...

flipping

flipping  n.— «Those wetlands that remained were often tracts of infertile, troublesome land such as the West Coast pakihi swamps. Yet today even these are under pressure. Mechanical diggers are now used to smash the buried, impervious...

cadillac

cadillac  v.— «I knew that second one (another 2-run smash in the fourth) was going. I was so sure that I hot-dogged it around the bases. You know what I mean—I gave it that home run trot—sort of Cadillacked my way around the bases...

mouseholing

mouseholing  v.— «Eventually they took the medieval town on the other side by fighting from house to house developing a technique called “mouseholing.” Soldiers would clear one house and smash through the wall into the next...