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The Secret Language of Families

Hello, everybody! Welcome to another newsletter from the A Way with Words crew. Grant is hunkered down in 17-degree weather in New York, Martha is hang-gliding in the Sierras, and the quiz guys aren't sure how to leave the house, even if...

soap bullet

soap bullet  n.— «In addition to the two decade old laser tag systems, the more expensive Simunitions are also being used. These are low powered, paintball bullets. Users often refer to them as “soap bullets.”» —“The Sting...

Michigan 11-pointer

Michigan 11-pointer  n.— «Hunters in northern Indiana refer to them as Michigan 11-pointers—young bucks with nothing more than a couple parallel bones sticking out of their head. They are typically healthy and legal to shoot, but are they...

forever piece

forever piece  n.—Gloss: a clothing or personal accessory that is well-crafted and expensive. «After a couple of weeks of happily wearing my new purchases—the quality is so sublime, just donning one of these garments makes you feel rich...

tote a note

tote a note  v. phr.— «Atlanta Highway is home to a number of what are often referred to as “tote a note” used car lots. These dealerships carry older and less expensive used vehicles and offer in-house financing.» —“New...

green tag

green tag  n.— «Those renewable electrons flow onto the grid, and Green Mountain gives FPL what’s known as a “green tag”—a certificate that shows part of its electricity has been offset by alternative energy.» —“Green...