swiss-cheesing love

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  • I'd call this prairie-dogging myself. An even better word might be meerkatting or using a meerkat excavation strategy, by analogy with wildcat miners.

    January 1, 2008

  • "The team uncovers about 20 complete burials each year. The methodology now involves digging exploration holes every few metres in a lattice pattern - 'Swiss-cheesing', as Laura Taylor calls it - and excavating the newly identified burial sites."
    - 'Bodies Point To Alaska's Past', Richard Black, BBC website 31 Dec 2007

    January 1, 2008