Friday, July 16, 2010

Word For The Day: clusterpuck

clusterpuck - kluss-turr-pucck: noun - confusion caused by throwing extra pucks onto the ice during an ice hockey game in an attempt to take advantage of the chaos thus created or delay any action thereon in order to protect vested interests in the status quo of the game.  Etymology: unknown, most probably a Canadian prairie variation of a similar American expression commonly used in the military which refers to general chaos.