Even the Merriam-Webster dictionary acknowledges both ducky and jake as acceptable terms meaning fine or satisfactory and it dates the word ducky back to 1897 and jake to 1914. Does anyone know how ...
I understand that "shrinking violet" is used to describe an excessively shy individual. Recently, I encountered the similar-sounding phrase "blushing violet", but the definition given was the very ...
What does "put it down" mean in Brandy's song? I tried googling it, but all I got was the song's lyrics.
According to A Collection of College Words & Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall, written in 1856 I believe, gas is defined as cheating or deceiving someone. Any ideas why that may be?
I am wondering if, in situations of special emphasis, the implied "ing" ("ɪŋ") at the end of "bitchin'" may be pronounced instead of "in'" ("ɪn"). Example of contrast: "That is a bitchin' ride." ...