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So Sus! Sussing Out Suss

The verb to suss out means “to investigate” or “to get to the bottom of” something. In British police jargon, a suss or sus is “a suspect.” This slang term is older than the video game “Among Us.” In...

A Year of Words

Hockey mom? Staycation? Recessionista? What’s your choice for Word of the Year 2008? Also, what expression do you use to describe when it’s raining but the sun is still shining?

news game

news game  n.— «It’s a kind of game we call news games.…They’re really like a video game equivalent of an editorial cartoon. They’re small scale, in-and-out quick games, like little editorials on current events...


mocap  n.— «With motion capture, or “mocap” as it’s called, the movements of game characters reach a level of smoothness and realism that’s difficult for 3-D animators to duplicate.» —“Jeter doesn’t strike out as video...