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pea-shake

pea-shake  n.— «Many Hoosier Lottery games are patterned after games that have been played in pea-shake houses for years, such as selecting winning combinations of three or four numbers, pull tabs and tickets. People pay 2 cents and more...

redboard

redboard  v.— «Now, you say, “stop redboarding, Bill?” (For those of you unfamiliar with the term, a “redboarder” is a person who always sounds really smart explaining why a horse won a race, but never manages to...

pea shake

pea shake  n.— «When multiple claims are made for one horse, the winner is decided by lot, with the clerk of scales and the track’s claiming agent as witnesses. The drawing procedure is called shaking the peas. When a horseman attempts to...

red light fever

red light fever  n.— «The track did an excellent job of getting us finished, again. If you noticed, both of the trucks in the finals had red light fever, but Dennis’ came on first which made Bob the winner.» —“DHRA Drag Racing @ GLD...

Bradley Effect

Bradley Effect  n.— «The phenomenon was first widely noted in 1982, when Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley lost a squeaker of a race for governor after being widely projected as the winner. Douglas Wilder also came up against the...

one-fingered Peace sign

one-fingered Peace sign  n.— «To show him I was a good winner like him, I did the no-handed one-fingered Peace sign as I blew by him.» —“On any given Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday” Bikeaccdnt (Tarpon Springs...

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