Sorry the updates have been so intermittent. I’ll try to get back on track.
Recent interesting catchwords from the Double-Tongued Dictionary:
read-alike n. a (fiction) book whose contents are similar to another book’s.
violin hickey n. a mark left on the neck from playing the violin.
throw a Porsche at someone v. phr. in the British military, to fire an expensive missile at a target.
Q-tip cruise n. a pleasure trip aboard a ship, taken mainly by senior citizens. So named because the passengers have white hair that resembles the white cotton ends of Q-tips.
1-800 car n. a car that is outfitted with superficial and expensive after-market modifications that make it look good but do not improve its performance.
Posted February 28, 2008