from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A jump in skiing made from a crouching position with the use of both poles.
No one has yet analysed the reasons for this waltzing and "Tritsch-Tratsch" polka-ing enthusiasm, unless it's part of that same nostalgic mood which saw a mad rush to attend carol concerts last month.
(One of Wang's encores -- Gyorgy Cziffra's loopy deconstruction of Johann Strauss's "Tritsch-Tratsch" Polka -- was so stunningly virtuosic, I still can't quite believe what I heard.)
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