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vendorizing

vendorizing  n.— «The first problem I came to is that, stupid me for not knowing, activesupport bundles some gems (they coined the term “vendorizing” but it’s just bundling, and it’s just as well ); of these four (builder, i18n, memcache...

wall-cross

wall-cross  v.— «Wells Fargo wanted to be among one of the first banks to get to the market before fund managers and investors became overwhelmed by the supply of stock. Being first also carried the risk that the offering could be too big...

flagging

flagging  n.— «The boy with the photo on his cell was now in trouble for having pulled a girl’s pants down in class (another teen phenomenon known as “flagging”).» —“My Students. My Cellphone. My Ordeal.” by...

lawyertician

lawyertician  n.— «A couple I know, working people, were having coffee a while back, and they were reading the paper, and every other story was about some pol stealing or getting himself a fatter pension, and they coined a word to describe...

Put a Snap on the Grouch Bag

Have you ever eaten a Benedictine sandwich? Or savored a juicy pork steak? What’s a favorite dish you grew up with that may be mystifying to someone from another part of the country? Also, what does it mean to tell someone to “put a snap...

Small Talk, the Word Game (minicast)

Puzzle Guys John Chaneski and Greg Pliska team up to make double trouble for Martha and Grant. The four divide into teams, and the object of the game is to make your partner guess words from a list. The only catch? All of the clues have to be one...