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visquene

visquene  n.— «A crew installing new water and electrical lines at Swan Lake Memorial Gardens uncovered the leg wrapped in heavy plastic or a material commonly referred to as visquene.» —“Experts to look at severed leg” by...

snotty

snotty  n.— «Yeah, snotties. They’re like a pipe but they have water in it like a bong.» —“Punk Church” in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. Cigarette Smoking Man from the X-Files Oct. 9, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued...

geedunk

geedunk  n.— «We had about four barber chairs, a clothing store, a “Geedunk,” that’s an ice-cream store, our own laundry and water system.» —“Memories Kindled by Ship’s Rebirth” in Iowa Omaha World...

microaggression

microaggression  n.— «Social scientists call the event a “microaggression,” by which they mean one of those many sudden, stunning, or dispiriting transactions that mar the days of women and folks of color. Like water dripping...

jugaad

jugaad  n.— «New Delhi-based IT entrepreneur Karan Vir Singh, managing director of Voxtron Dezign Lab, called it the “jugaad” factor—the improvised quick fix. “It’s like putting two spoons of turmeric powder into your...