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Pebble Picker

Right off the bat, it’s easy to think of several everyday expressions that derive from America’s pastime–including “right off the bat.” The Dickson Baseball Dictionary catalogues not only those contributions but also...

See You in the Wet Wash!

One caller says his grandma’s favorite parting phrase was “See you in the wet wash!” A wet wash was an old-fashioned facility for washing — though not drying — laundry. But it’s anyone’s guess as to why someone would...

Wash-Belly

In Jamaica, the youngest child is commonly known as the wash-belly. In addition to being the youngest, the term can also connote that the wash-belly is lazy and spoiled. Frederic Cassidy traces this and other terms in his Dictionary of Jamaican...

eye-wreck

eye-wreck  n.— «After 9-1-1 one of the first things we should have done was secure the borders of this country,not go to trashcanistan and meddle with a bunch of savages. Look at eye-wreck, what a fucken mess.» —“GOP May Challenge...