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chill suit

chill suit  n.— «In an effort to preserve her brain function, doctors at Oklahoma Heart Hospital put Jill in what’s called a “chill suit.” “We moved directly to this induced hypothermia, which is basically a refrigerated...

mummification

mummification  n.— «To celebrate the release of Ulrich Haarburste’s Novel of Roy Orbison in Cling Film Wellington publishing collective Lawrence & Gibson will attempt to break the world record for greatest quantity of people...

suitcasing

suitcasing  v.— «Many inmates and visitors perfect the art of “suitcasing”—shoving drugs packed in plastic wrap or condoms up their rectum, or “bodypacking”—swallowing packets of drugs.» —“Prison drug smuggling...

wrap fee

wrap fee  n.— «It allows broker-dealers to charge fees based on assets under management (sometimes referred to as a “wrap fee”) rather than product commissions—just as the registered investment advisers do. If the client’s...

forever stamp

forever stamp  n.— «The “forever” stamp went on sale last week with an opening-day ceremony at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. The stamp, which carries an image of the Liberty Bell, sells for 41 cents and remains valid regardless of...

meat diaper

meat diaper  n.— «I buy such meat all the time, and the first thing I do when I get it home is to take off the saran wrap and discard that little meat diaper and place it in the coolest part of the fridge.» —“The same thoughts...