When summer temperatures in Minnesota exceed the upper 90s (°F) we are justified in renaming the state MinnesHota.
The thermometer in my car reads 106°F right in the heart of MinnesHota today.
Global warming is turning my state from Minnesota to MinnesHota.
Any common sickness for which the household 'cure' is ginger ale is known as a ginger alement.
After a few hours of the heaves I have finally graduated to a ginger alement, since I can now keep down liquids.
Instead of clumsily talking about one's 'ancestry' and again about one's 'family tree,' we can instead speak with more precision about one's ancestree.
That blue blood family was a little too 'close' (ahem) with sometimes not enough branching out in their ancestree, if you know what I mean.
Everyone wants to find someone famous in their ancestree.
When a demented person decides to commit suicide in a public way that includes the horrific murder of other human beings, the horribly elevating phrase 'blaze of glory' is often used to describe the action, but it needs to be replaced by 'blaze of gory.'
That murderous psychopath (whose name we should never say and never publicize) just had to go out in a blaze of gory, which resulted in so many senseless deaths.
To compensate monetarily, combined with verbal (written or spoken) praise for a job well done.
At the board meeting, the President made an effort to coingratulate Andrew, who well-deserved every bit of coingratulations
Monetary compensation combined with verbal (written or spoken) praise for a job well done.
When Maria exceeded her monthly work goals, her boss generously compensated her with her due coingratulations.
The mysterious (and some say, nonexistent) phenomenon, sometimes known as the faked male orgasm, is better known as a phantom load.
"The strangest thing happened."
"After sex, last night I saw the condom John used, but it was... empty."
"How could that be?"
"I know, it's so weird! He acted like he finished, but I guess it was just a phantom load."