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pootbutt

pootbutt  n.— «Then it was competing with Gompers and Mount Vernon for the status of the junior high most likely to beat down a half-assed pootbutt who liked to read.» —“A Writer’s Life” by Jervey Tervalon LA...

opco propco

opco propco  n.— «Until recently it was believed that the only way for a pub group to convert to Reit status would be to split into a property company and an operating company—a process known as “opco propco’—which could involve...

touchback

touchback  n.— «In addition, undocumented immigrants who have been in the United States for two to five years, no matter where they live, would have to travel back to a port-of-entry on the U.S. border, such as El Paso, Texas, and go back...

cafeteria pricing

cafeteria pricing  n.— «However, there is a catch: a policy Diffenderffer refers to as “cafeteria” pricing. Skybus charges $5 for each checked piece of luggage. Like Southwest, flights are open seating, but you can pay $10 for...

meat tag

meat tag  n.— «A meat tag is a copy of the Army dog tag you wear around your neck, tattooed on your torso, just below your armpit. A meat tag isn’t just a hard-core status symbol. It’s a way to identify your body if the torso is all that...

maternal profiling

maternal profiling  n.— «At many house parties, the issue that has generated the most discussion is something that activists call “maternal profiling.” That is using information about a woman’s status as a parent to make managerial...