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barbecue stopper

barbecue stopper
 n.— «Always amuses me how friends at a BBQ will complain how trucks harrass and force them off the road. “Just like riding a bike when youre driving a car.” I said on the weekend. “oh, but I dont do that,” she said. “Her kid pipes up, “Yes you do mum. Whatabout that man you almost hit yesterday.” “Oh, god Im sorry” she said “dont be sorry to me, just try to avoid having to apologise to that guy’s family next time.” Now, that’s a BBQ-stopper!!!» —“Re: Peck order” by flyingdutch Usenet: aus.bicycle Mar. 1, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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