suck rubber
 v. phr.— «Outlets, with red arrows pointing toward them, stuck out everywhere, to which crewmen could attach rubber tubes and inhale air from breathing masks in emergencies such as fires (they called it “sucking rubber”).» —by Douglas C. Waller Big Red Apr. 1, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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