just for you, sandblasters, a glossary of ultimate terms
bookends[boo k-ends] n; interjection!
Occasion when a player demonstrates offensive and defensive prowess in succession; probably should take him/her off the field after this because the inflated head will undoubtedly get in the way on the next point; in a sentence: “BOOKENDS!”
Callahan[kal-uh-han] n; interjection!
Sick point-scoring play named after Uncle Henry Callahan, who was known for shutting down offenses in their own end zones; don’t drop your only attempt at a Callahan; in a sentence: “I hate throwing a Callahan more than I love scoring a Callahan.”
greatest[greyt-est] v; interjection!
Much like the movie Gigli,or the ever-elusive triple entendre, someone claiming it happened doesn’t make it real; your feet were clearly out before you even jumped; in a sentence: “Next time I’m going greatest it.”
hammer[ham-er] n; interjection!; v. to hammer (see also: turnover)
A low-percentage throw misused by “handlers” everywhere; in a sentence: “The crowd wants a hammer.”
huck[huhk] n; interjection!
A throw that requires lots of wrist action and downfield space; if you're not a tall man or fast woman, you probably aren’t going to catch it without the assistance of a pick or a foul; in a sentence: “Huck or you’re nothing.”
pick[pik] n; interjection!
Call made by old men who can’t keep up on defense; in a sentence: “I stopped running because I thought someone shouted ‘PICK’, but apparently no one did.”
Ultimate[uhl-tuh-mit] n; interjection!
Not disc golf; not Ultimate Frisbee; just Ultimate; in a sentence: “Ultimate is the greatest sport ever invented.”
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