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Chicken Lights on Trucks

Those strings of amber lights on 18-wheelers are known as chicken lights. But why? Although the term’s origin is unclear, a participant in a discussion forum of the American Historical Truck Society suggests they may have been originally...

What A Load of Bunk!

Few are the words whose origins we know for certain, but "bunk" is one of them. From the mountains of North Carolina to the halls of Congress to everyday language, Martha scoops the skinny in the latest online-only podcast: Find a...

cherries and blueberries

cherries and blueberries  n.pl.— «“What is cherries and blueberries?” “it refers to the red and blue lights (cherries=red, blueberries=blue).”» —“Slang name you can’t stand?” by bdunndchi in...