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babyhead

babyhead  n.— «The group trudges onward, scrambling over teetering scree—rocks first the size of oranges and then as big as volleyballs (called “babyheads” in climbing lingo).» —“Former Texas lawmaker heads for the hills...

permie

permie  n.— «Permaculturists—they call themselves “permies”—had converged on Merritt from as far away as Texas and Missouri.…Permaculture is clearly more than a style of gardening for these folks; it’s a way of life...

jail therapy

jail therapy  n.— «Sheriffs complain that Texas parole officers issue “blue warrants” for offenders over technical violations when they have no intention of recommending revocation of the offender to prison. The PO’s slang for...

wooly booger

wooly booger  n.— «Since we are now in the heart of Texas, most of you know that some million years ago a number of large, wooly animals walked the plains of Texas as monarchs of all they surveyed. These animals, these so-called wooly...

Tsunami Tuesday

Tsunami Tuesday  n.— «February 5, a.k.a. “Tsunami Tuesday,” is not just going to be anchored by California’s primary. Other big states, like New York, New Jersey, Illinois and possibly Texas, are going to be on the same day...

sheetroquero

sheetroquero
 n.— «Sheetroquero/Frameadores. Aceptamos solicitudes. Mínimo 3 años de experiencia.» —“Classifieds” La Prensa (San Antonio, Texas) July 26, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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