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jerkwheat

jerkwheat  n.— «Obviously your stupid mama was too stupid to teach you any manners. Calling someone a fool is not very classy, JERKWHEAT.» —“Classy local speedskater Shani Davis responds to criticism” by Eric...

que

que  n.— «’Que lovers, rejoice. There’s another joint in the ‘burbs. Since fall, Hoxie’s Serious Southern BBQ has been smoking up brisket, chicken and ribs and slathering ’em with a pungent sauce worth getting your mouth...

monkey tail

monkey tail
 n.— «Monkey tail: The safety lines attached to an ironworker’s belt.» —“Chicago Speak” by Anne Keegan Chicago Tribune Feb. 3, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

rivet

rivet  n.— «An apprentice ironworker who does jobs such as running for coffee and getting tools for the journeymen. Rivet: Another nickname for an apprentice.Rivet: Another nickname for an apprentice.» —“Chicago Speak” by...

hospital side

hospital side  n.— «The hospital side: The location of someone standing in the path of a beam being raised by cable.» —“Chicago Speak” by Anne Keegan Chicago Tribune Feb. 3, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued...

come-along

come-along
 n.— «Come along: A ratchet tool that ironworkers use to clamp onto a beam and pull it into place.» —“Chicago Speak” by Anne Keegan Chicago Tribune Feb. 3, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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