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corpsing

corpsing  n.— «It’s been known that old hands like Mulholland and Rex Garner will try to make fellow cast members crack up laughing, or corpsing as it is known in the theatre, but it has never worked on her.» —“Unexpected Guest from...

gravy plane

gravy plane  n.— «Mosiuoa Lekota, the defence minister, has appointed a committee to probe costly flights by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the deputy president, and other VIPs, he announced today.…“It will place the public in a position...

climate canary

climate canary  n.— «They are dubbed the “climate canaries”—the people destined to become the first victims of world climate change. And as government ministers sit down in Nairobi at this weekend’s United Nations Climate Conference, the...

scarfing

scarfing  n.— «In 1994, the British Journalist and Conservative Party politician, Stephen Milligan, died as a result of autoerotic asphyxiation, or commonly known as “scarfing.” This potentially fatal method of masturbation...

moegoe

moegoe  n.— «Mosimane says he has been labelled a “moegoe of the week” for bringing players but says he knows what is good for SA.» —“Mosimane backs Benni to end Bafana’s goal drought” SABC (South...

township special

township special  n.— «Max, our other dog, is a cur, or “township special” as they are known in these parts, from the local SPCA.» —“Enemy of the people” by David Beresford in South...

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