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magical black man

magical black man  n.— «“Angel Levine” introduces us to another flying Jew, without feathers, this time simply black, a magical black man, Alexander Levine, by name, but by narrational locution, “the Negro.”…Where...

bullet sponge

bullet sponge
 n.— «Marines -> Bullet Sponges.» —“Re: Interservice derogatory nicknames” by Steve Sample Usenet: alt.folklore.military May 25, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

kickflick

kickflick  n.— «Watching an alien that is speaking English through the universal translator ought to be like watching a dubbed Asian kickflick.» —“Re: Computers, Hollywood Styl” Usenet: alt.folklore.computers Dec. 30...

Hanukkah bush

Hanukkah bush n. a small tree decorated by some (secular) Jews at the time of the Jewish holiday Hanukkah, in imitation of the Yule or Christmas tree. Editorial Note: Alexander Tille in 1892 wrote in the article “German Christmas and the...

dirt Navy

dirt Navy  n.— «I’m in the brown “dirt” Navy and don’t alway’s follow on the “fleet speach.”» —“Re: Gays in Uniform” by CeeJay Usenet: alt.folklore.military Oct. 28, 1998. (source: Double...

gap out

gap out  v.— «I’ve gone back and there is no way to get to that other road from the road that I was on. So, it wasn’t really that I just gapped out and was down the street past my exit. I was actually on another road parallel to the one I...

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