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jingle truck

jingle truck  n.— «High-axled trucks rumbled past—loaded mostly with firewood—painted in bright, fanciful designs and hung with hundreds of metal bangles that spurred U.S. troops to dub them “jingle trucks.”» —“An...

wicker-bill

wicker-bill  n.— «Dan hand-cut and shaped a couple of pieces of sheet metal that looked like angle-irons—just 90 degree bent pieces of aluminum. He had us mount them on the back edges of the rear wing of the car.…His simple...

huck

huck
 v.— «A dark, thin, pre-teen hucking an old amplifier up the metal stairs of a neighbor’s pool deck.» —by James Campion Deep Tank Jersey July 3, 1996. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

shutter man

shutter man  n.— «When a guy is married to a woman who makes more money than him, he is called a “Shutter Man” because all he has to do in the relationship is close the shutter, or rolling metal door, to the shop. this is...

security theater

security theater  n.— «Refusal to go through the detector seems to trigger a “you must have something to hide” response, tempered by the usual “ethnic” and “yoof” issues, which leads to a “normal...

scrumptulescent

scrumptulescent  adj.— «In Act 2, the crew at West Coast Customs, a Los Angeles shop, filmed sometimes at fast-forward speed, strips the vehicle to bare metal and then renders it “scrumptulescent,” as Xzibit would say...