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Yankee Dimes in a Culch Pile

Howdy! In this week’s episode of “A Way with Words,” we have a whole culch pile of conversation about Yankee dimes, hanging crepe, educational rubrics, and whether the language you speak influences how you think. Here ’tis:...


quillow n. a pillow that unfolds into a quilt; a quilt that folds up into a pillow. Etymological Note: quilt + pillow (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

eat up the camera

eat up the camera v. phr. in movies, to be appealing or engaging on screen. Editorial Note: This term is distinct from eat the camera, which is sometimes said of an actor whose face fills the screen. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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