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Losing a Day to the Date Line

After crossing the International Date Line, Alison from Riverside, California, wonders if there’s a word for losing an entire day when traveling between time zones. We suggest déjà noon and groundhogging, and offer a little ditty about time:...

Old Ed’ards Sayings

Old Ed’ards sayings were plentiful in the 1930s, when the Lum and Abner radio show was a hit in households across the country. Lum Edwards, who made up half of the cornball duo, would offer up such wise sayings as “I always found that...

Out of Pocket Nosy Parkers

Dear listeners, Our final summer podcast is now available. We know it's November, but we're having more than an Indian summer, we're having a West Indian summer: blue skies and blue water all year 'round. Full shows start this...

wet shelter

wet shelter  n.— «He is also the pioneering force behind medical services for the homeless that include a palliative hospice, a special care unit and a management of alcohol program, also known as a “wet shelter.”» —“Six...

bilat

bilat  n.— «Air Force One touches down tonight at Sydney Airport with POTUS on board (Secret Service-speak for President Of The United States). Tomorrow morning Bush meets Prime Minister Howard for “bilats”—diplomatic slang for...

nom de womb

nom de womb  n.— «Well, I feel pregnant. Much more so than I did last month with the chemical. This feels like it felt with Joseph, which is reassuring in a way because after all, my entire pregnancy with him was normal and easy, right up...