Home » Dictionary » silo can

silo can

silo can
 n.— «One of them once informed me that the 16oz beer cans that are called “tall boys” in the Portland vernacular were often referred to as “silo cans” ’round the parts where he spent his salad days.» —“sacrosanct” by badpenny Festering Carbuncle May 7, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

Howling Fantods (episode #1513)

Are there words and phrases that you misunderstood for an embarrassingly long time? Maybe you thought that money laundering literally meant washing drug-laced dollar bills, or that AM radio stations only broadcast in the morning? • A moving new...

Blessing Box (episode #1613)

Is there such a thing as a “neutral” accent, and if so what does it sound like? And that quirk in the way southern Californians talk about freeways. They’ll say things like take the 405 and get on the 8. Why the definite article...