Verboticism: Metrostance

'Man! That chick can ride.'

DEFINITION: v., To "surf", or ride in a freestanding position on a bus, train or subway. n., A sport popular among transit riders who attempt to complete the entire commute in a freestanding position without using the handrails.

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Pronunciation: meh-trow-stanse

Sentence: Katherine assumed a wide metrostance in her offpeak travel to work. Since there were few people on the train, she spread her legs out in complete balance and stayed that way for the remainder of the trip: a whole 22 minutes!

Etymology: metro (transportation system) + stance (standing posture)

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