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red light fever

red light fever  n.— «Red light fever is racing through the General Assembly. Officials in seven cities, including Wilmington, want to follow the lead of Charlotte and nab drivers who run red lights by photographing them in the act...

sneeze

sneeze  n.— «There will be innovations throughout, Morgan said, including ads no longer than 15 seconds. There will even be something called “sneezes,” few-seconds-long ads where a slogan will be announced.» —“Delmarva Broadcasting...

sugar huddle

sugar huddle  n.— «Keeler said the Hens may employ something called a “sugar huddle,” in which offensive linemen gather together and are given their play assignments quietly rather than having them yelled out.» —“Kevin...

melt

melt  n.— «Typically, university officials expect about 9 to 10 percent of students to change their minds and go elsewhere—a process known as “melt”—before school starts.» —“UNCW to house students in hotel” by...

walk-around bill

walk-around bill  n.— «A “walk-around bill” is a term used to describe a piece of legislation sponsored by a senator or representative very late in the session, often to duck a contentious debate. Instead of filing those bills...

souffle skirt

souffle skirt  n.— «This skirt, which the ladies at Jennifer’s refer to as a “souffle skirt,” is becoming more and more popular. (It’s officially called a “pick-up skirt.”)» —“Planning to look your...

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