shoobie
 n.— «There are almost as many boys as girls in town from Friday night through Sunday, while the “shoobies” are here. These are boys, also mostly college students, who spend the summer within driving distance of Ocean City and come here for the weekends. They get the nickname from the term “shoebox lunchers,” for people who come to the shore for a day, bringing their lunches in shoeboxes, or more losely for anyone who doesn’t stay for at least a week.» —“College Students Flock to Ocean City, N.J., Despite Its Strict Laws” by Dorman Cordell in Ocean City, New Jersey The Progress (Clearfield, Pennsylvania) Aug. 15, 1962. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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2 Responses

  1. Wayne says:

    Hi,

    Early riser!!!!

    When you are finished your car, how about cleaning another one, for a good friend??? LOL

    Smile

  2. Col says:

    SHOOBIES WILL BE BACK SOON..

    DID NOT REALIZE IT STARTED IN OC.

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