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jackroller

jackroller  n.— «The manner in which three women were abducted and raped in Northampton coincided with the way in which “jackroller” gangs operated in South African townships in the 80s.…According to a paper published by...

jackroll

jackroll  n.— «According to a paper published by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), the word “jackroll’ was coined to refer to the “forceful abduction of women in black townships by a specific gang...

top hatting

top hatting  n.— «The long-term goal of the unit is to be involved in the handling of crimes peculiar to the gambling industry as a whole. Examples of these would be late betting, top hatting, theft of credit cards from slot machines and...

refi

refi  n.— «If you look elsewhere in the world, house prices rise, consumers then draw more on their bonds, they do “refis” as they call them in the United States.» —“Rudolf Gouws: Chief economist, Rand Merchant...

bosu

bosu  n.— «Another innovation, this time from the United States, is Bosu—an acronym for “both sides up.” This is a giant inflatable exercise ball that is cut in half and which has replaced Step as the most sought after class...

Jozi-H

Jozi-H  n.— «Jozi-H, in case you aren’t aware, is the hip new phrase for Johannesburg.» —“South Africa meets Hollywood North” by Gayle MacDonald Globe and Mail (Toronto, Can.) May 24, 2005. (source: Double...

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