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Joe

Joe  n.— «Joe A blanket term that could apply to many different things, most commonly used as a noun. It’s often used to replace a person’s name. Whereas some places use the term “son” or “dog” or “man”...

dollar-van

dollar-van  n.— «You really did have to drive, and so although it was certainly always possible to go to Sunrise via bus, train, or dollar-van, the thought that one might actually take those public transportations to get there was usually...

pro-poor tourism

pro-poor tourism  n.— «An expert piped up right in the middle of a dreary session with an impassioned call to support what he called pro-poor tourism. Apparently the executive of non-government organisation thought the long-held argument...

hobby tribe

hobby tribe  n.— «The most fanatical of user groups can be thought of as “hobby tribes,” a phrase coined by science fiction writer David Brin. Hobby tribes are very informed, very connected, very smart customers. They band...

metric buttload

metric buttload  n.— «After a metric buttload of responses (and it isn’t even due yet. Sheesh…), I thought I’d up the ante a bit.» —“Happy Wombat Double Video Quiz Update” by T.W. Wombat Usenet: rec.games...

Clydesdale

Clydesdale  n.— «The Clydesdale Runners Association has been founded to lobby for the weight-division awards. “I’m obsessed with this, and it’s driving my family crazy,” said Joe Law, founder of the organization.…Law...