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bike leg

bike leg  n.— «Casati, like many other bike riding University of Montana students and faculty members, has gotten into the habit of rolling up a pant leg—or two—in order to keep it from catching in the bike chain. […] This fashion...

munch

munch  n.— «They directed me to a monthly BDSM get-together known as a Munch. You might be expecting people in leather harnesses and nipple clamps, but not tonight. It was all plain clothes, plainer food and surprisingly plain people...

q school

q school  n.— «After graduating from Yale, Lee spent the next two years playing on the Futures Tour—the equivalent of baseball’s minor leagues. Lee was then invited this past winter to enter qualifying school—or “Q School” as it is known...

skimming

skimming  n.— «The last step in processing is the separation of data into different streams based on the event types apparent in each collision. This process, called skimming, was performed at the computing centers—SLAC, GridKa in Germany...

carabao English

carabao English  n.— «Whenever you hear a non-native English speaker, a Filipino specifically, uttering broken “carabao” English, or a version you are not used to hearing, please reserve your criticism.» —“World has more...

hanging yellow

hanging yellow  n.— «Not all yellow lights are timed the same. Some tend to be fast and other times you get one of those “hanging yellows” as they are called that seem to stay yellow for a long time.» —“Red light cameras...