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monkeyfishing

monkeyfishing  n.— «The act of taking game fish through the use of an electro-shocking device is known in some regions as “telephoning,” and in others as “monkey-fishing.” » —“The Outdoor News Hound—Shock And...

bank

bank  v.— «The 16-year-old said she was “banked,” a street word meaning she was ganged up on, by East Side girls. She was hit and scratched and her hair weaves were pulled out.» —“An increase in girls fighting...

vineyard seating

vineyard seating  n.— «Designers of new venues, such as Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Concert Hall, surround the stage with terraces of seats that get listeners as close to the players as possible. The buzzword is “vineyard” seating...

monkeyfishing

monkeyfishing  n.— «Once highly popular, a monkeyfishing angler uses a homemade device to send an electrical charge into the water. To escape the shocks, the fish swim to the surface where fishermen scoop the stunned fish out of the water...

wheels up

wheels up  adj.— «But the minute the last leader’s white-topped helicopter took off at the crack of dawn Friday—went “wheels up,” in the parlance of law enforcement officers—coastal Georgians rushed to resume normal summertime...