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circus parking

circus parking  n.— «This property is fully equipped with security fences, which makes it a perfect location for circus parking while filming anywhere in the downtown eastside.» —“Nye’s Iron Foundry” Industrial Works...

Baltimore wrench

Baltimore wrench n. a chisel and hammer; generally, as in additional forms given in citations, as a slang term a wrench is a tool used for a purpose other than that for which it was intended, especially when used as an implement of brute force...

tying

tying  n.— «The court will determine whether Illinois Tool Works (Research) violated antitrust laws under the Sherman Act by forcing consumers of its patented ink jet printer to buy a certain type of printer ink for use with its printer—a...

Lake Wobegon effect

Lake Wobegon effect  n.— «There was a strong Lake Wobegon effect in the data, with only 1 percent of the population admitting to having “less than average” looks.» —“Online Dating? Thin and Rich Works Here...

coolie

coolie
 n.— «Coolie. Non-Union worker. Works for smaller wages (Scab).» —“New York Jargon—Newspaper Mailers” by Canny; Dave Rosenberg Lexicon of Trade Jargon Nov. 18, 1937. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

smurfing

smurfing  n.— «Because tellers have become more suspicious of transactions just under $10,000, the size of the launderer’s deposits is going down steadily, to $7,000 and even $5,000. The smaller the amounts, the more herculean the task...

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