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michaelt42 commented on the word barney
Rhymes with BarneyMe and BarneyJealously barnied on the jarneyOver a tempting sarnie(Spontaneous grotesque verse)
October 30, 2013
chained_bear commented on the word barney
"... ashamed of the story behind his black eye....'Did you,' Les Chaffey said, helping himself to his guest's uneaten food, 'have a barney?'Charles stared at his host, transfixed.'A blue?'He had a headache, and his neck hurt too.'A stoush?' Les Chaffey suggested, leaning across his laden plate with knife and fork poised...."—Peter Carey, Illywhacker, 388
April 17, 2009
hernesheir commented on the word barney
(n): in cinematography, a quilted cozy that fits around a camera to reduce camera noise. Generally only effective on a camera that is relatively quiet to begin with. The term comes from barney blanket, a kind of horse blanket.
January 17, 2009