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Saucered and Blowed and Ready to Sip

If something is saucered and blowed, it’s completed. The expression derives from an old tradition of pouring a bit of boiling coffee or tea into a deep saucer, and blowing on the liquid to make it cool enough to drink. This is part of a...


bleavy  n.— «Bleavy. It’s a boiling liquid vapor explosion. What you have is the metal container ruptures. You have a violent and sudden release of liquid.» —“Damage From Propane Explosion ‘Into the Millions’” by Edward...

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