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pickle park

pickle park n. a public area, such as a park or roadside rest stop, where sexual liaisons between men are said to take place; in trucking, any roadside rest area. Etymological Note: Probably from “pickle” as a euphemism for “penis...


skylab n. a motorbike fitted with a horizontal board at back that can seat several passengers across. Editorial Note: This video at YouTube shows a Filipino skylab in action. In Thailand, a SkyLab is a brand of large three-wheeled motorized...

chicken cutlet

chicken cutlet n. a silicone breast enhancer for insertion under clothing. Editorial Note: Occasionally just “cutlet.” Etymological Note: So called because its size, shape, weight, and color are similar to an uncooked chicken cutlet...


hauterfly n. a fashion industry insider or a person heavily involved in the industry’s social scene. Etymological Note: Probably haute couture + butterfly or gadfly. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

sausage boom

sausage boom n. a barrier made of floating, linked cylinders used to contain oil spills in water. Editorial Note: NOAA has a good photo of a sausage boom. Etymological Note: From the similarity to sausage links. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


flymph n. a fishing lure resembling an insect between the nymph and fly stages of development. Etymological Note: Perhaps coined by and probably popularized by Vernon S. Hidy. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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