n.— «Phoney. Only rear of truck loaded, but to the top. [pencil] Rear of truck loaded to the top although the front is empty.» —“Mail and Newspaper Delivery Workers’ Slang and Jargon” by Individual delivery workers at Park Row, New York City in New York City Lexicon of Trade Jargon , 1938-39. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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