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amero

amero  n.— «Steve Previs, a vice president at Jefferies International Ltd., explained the Amero “is the proposed new currency for the North American Community which is being developed right now between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico...

marble ceiling

marble ceiling  n.— «As speaker of the House, Pelosi, 66, would be second in the line of presidential succession, behind the vice president. “For a woman to break through what I call the “marble ceiling’ here is something quite...

leave (something) on the table

leave (something) on the table  v. phr.— «Well, I can’t leave something on the table that he’s charged me with, and so let’s get to that one.» —“Transcript Of The Vice Presidential Debate” by Lloyd Bentsen Washington...

flake

flake  v.— «Prosecutors are now widening their investigating to include several other Brooklyn South vice officers for an old, but illegal police practice called “flaking.” Flaking is when false arrests are made in order to...

vice mail

vice mail  n.— «Federal prosecutors yesterday filed criminal charges against three people who allegedly preyed on unsuspecting investors with voice mail messages disguised as confidential stock tips left on the wrong answering machine. At...

cribbing

cribbing  n.— «A stable vice is an undesirable behavior demonstrated by horses that are stall bound but also in pastures or small paddocks. The most common stable vice is probably “wind sucking,” commonly known as...