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Did your teacher ever make you write a sentence over and over as punishment? That task is called a pensum. This is part of a complete episode.

Elbow Grease

Elbow grease isn’t a product you can buy at the hardware store. If a task demands elbow grease, that just means whatever you’re doing requires hard work that might result in sweat. This is part of a complete episode.

Eating the Frog

How do you manage your time? Perhaps by eating the frog, which means “to do the most distasteful task first.” This is also known as “carrying guts to a bear.” This is part of a complete episode.

A Stepper Like You

“It ain’t no hill for a stepper like you,” is a popular idiom in the South meaning someone can finish the task at hand. This is part of a complete episode.

paper daisy

paper daisy  n.— «Rangers have the unenviable task of picking up what they euphemistically call “paper daisies”—pieces of toilet paper left to blow around. Some people don’t even bury it.» —“Fraser Island a big toilet...


ununbium  n.— «The ubiquitous periodic table will soon have a new addition—the “super-heavy” element 112. […] IUPAC temporarily named the element ununbium, as “ununbi” is derived from the figures “one...

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