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pickle park

pickle park
 n.— «“Pickle park”—a rest area or parking area along the interstate or highway.» —“Truckenees—Lesson No. 2″ by Bigdadgib Big Dad Gib on Opera June 9, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

care bear

care bear  n.— «Sitting in his squad car on the westbound lane of Interstate 70 near Troy, Illinois State Trooper Scott Becker wasn’t getting a lot of chances to write speeding tickets.…Becker was just there to let the drivers know...

forty-eight

forty-eight  n.— «“Major incident school bus over Northside bridge under the interstate,” the message read. “Five ambulances on scene, one supervisor, multiple 48.” In the parlance of paramedics, “48’s” are...

grits line

grits line  n.— «Alexandria still has its Jefferson Davis Highway and Springfield its Robert E. Lee High School, but if last week’s election showed anything, it’s that Northern Virginia is not only different than the rest of the state, it...

Teen Endangerment Act

Teen Endangerment Act  n.— «Late the evening of Sept. 29, senators declined to invoke “cloture”—closing debate and moving to a substantive vote on a measure—on S. 403, the “Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act...

alligator

alligator  n.— «Summertime on Interstate 81 can be dangerous. It’s alligator season.…Those “gators” aren’t wayward reptiles searching for a cool mudhole, but trucker lingo for tires or retreads that have flown off trucks...