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Dutch Fried Air

In Dutch, if you want to say someone is “all talk and no action,” you can say that they’re selling gebakken lucht or “fried air.” This is part of a complete episode.

Film at 11

For English speakers of a certain age, film at 11 is a slang phrase means “You’ll hear the details later.” It’s a reference to the days before 24-hour cable news, when newscasters would read headlines during the day promoting...

blue hair

blue hair  n.— «And the waitresses. I imagine some of them have been here for decades, and probably dispense as much attitude and opinion as they do iced tea and iceberg lettuce salads. In the restaurant business they’re affectionately...

Cajun microwave

Cajun microwave  n.— «Ms. Laurent said, pigs are cooked in front of a fire, over a fire, or in a “Cajun microwave”—a charcoal cooker big enough to hold a 40- or 50-pound pig.» —“How ’Bout Some Fried Turkey?” in...

Ken-Taco-Hut

Ken-Taco-Hut n. a fast-food restaurant that combines three Yum! Brands restaurants, KFC (formerly Kentucky Fried Chicken), Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut. Also Kentacohut. Editorial Note: Yum! Brands was spun-off from PepsiCo in 1997. (source: Double...

KenTacoHut

KenTacoHut  n.— «They exist in various permutations: Kentucky Fried Taco, Dunkin Robbins, Pizza Bell, and, as you mention, KenTacoHut.» —“Seeking burgers” by The Reverend Forum.optica8.com Mar. 15, 2005. (source:...