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stand-up historian

stand-up historian  n.— «The Great Squirrel Stampede of 1826 is one of David Heighway’s favorite tales. Caused by an overpopulation of squirrels that lost their food supply for natural reasons across the Midwest, it’s on the local...

hung up

hung up  adj.— «I couldn’t see the bird, but I knew he was “hung up” in turkey hunting vernacular, strutting his stuff with the logical expectation that the hen (me) would come to him. That’s how it usually works in nature, but...

other

other  v.— «There was stuff like even before the point in the trailer where the crowd turned into zombies. They’re sort of being, in sort of post-modern parlance, they’re sort of “othered.” They’re hidden in shadows, you can...

frimping

frimping  n.— «But the fact of the matter is that they were transmitting information about their customers to Facebook in hopes of earning more dollars via this new thing called frimping, i.e. pimping stuff to your friends.» —“Hey...

snizzle

snizzle  n.— «I remember when Gary coined the word “snizzle”…There just wasn’t a way to describe the stuff that’s not quite snow but not quite drizzle.» —“Former Tulsa meteorologist passes away” KJRH...

after

after  n.— «This physical contest led to a considerable amount of “afters,” as rugby players like to call the little bits of niggle which sometimes follow action at the contact area. There was certainly some physical stuff...