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worm poll

worm poll  n.— «(title)» —“A Worm poll: Sorry, Dennis Rodman: Many respondents to an online poll say they want you in a Bulls uniform next season, but not at a $10 million price tag” San Antonio Express...

court stripping

court stripping  n.— «Though Mr. DeLay in previous years has raised impeachment as a possibility, his recent focus is for Congress to limit judges’ jurisdiction—”court stripping” in the parlance of opponents.» —“Politics:...

rat-racing

rat-racing  n.— «She says the experience of “rat-racing around at 150 to 200 knots” in her G-300 is comparable to what she experiences in the SR-71.» —“U.S. Pilots, Planes Travel To ‘Olympics Of The Air’ Aboard Air Force C...

tranzman

tranzman  n.— «David (whose name has been changed to protect his identity) is a female-to-male transsexual (or tranzman, as they’re called) who very much identifies with a strict sense of male gender.» —“More transsexuals speaking out...

paper airplane

paper airplane  n.— «The much-touted Boeing 7E7 Dreamliner is still just a paper airplane, but that’s likely to change soon.» —“Boeing officials report solid base of commitments to launch 7E7 Dreamliner” by Bob...

smearing

smearing  n.— «The trick, Sutton explained, to climbing a friction slab, is a motion called “smearing,” in which the palms of the climber’s hands, fingers pointing down, and the balls of his rubber-soled shoes are pushed into...