Runner's high

2009-07-17 14:00

Runner’s high refers to the elation experienced by runners, especially while running long distance.

Machiavellian quality

2009-07-24 14:05

The typical politician will lie to you without batting an eye if he can profit from doing so.

Did him in?

2009-07-21 13:14

To “do someone in” is a slang term for killing someone, or making him fail, tired, etc.

Pace of gentrification must be balanced

2009-07-13 13:01

Gentrification in itself is not bad. But it should not run ahead of the vast populace.

Wild card

2009-07-10 13:19

A wild card means someone who is unknown and, especially, unpredictable.

Seismic shift

2009-07-14 13:52

Seismic shift points to BIG, major, complete and often unexpected changes.

Teachers in rural areas

2009-07-08 13:52

State budget spending on rural schools is far less than what it should be.

Taking on a life of its own?

2009-07-07 16:40

If an idea starts to “take on a life of its own”, it begins to grow out of control of the original author.

Cash over cachet

2009-07-06 16:39

Only places in poverty need the UNESCO.Cachet? Who needs it when you have cash?

By the book?

2009-07-03 11:09

People who are by the book won’t do anything illegal, immoral or improper.

Accident law leaves a lot to be desired

2009-07-01 15:57

I hope they are more meticulous in drafting laws, and do not leave loopholes.

Emerging graduates and emerging economies

2009-06-30 14:55

Why more young Chinese are not thinking of India as a possible job opportunity?

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