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Crash Blossoms

Some call them crash blossoms, those funny turns of phrase that copy editors may or may not intend, like “Milk Drinkers Turn To Powder.” More about crash blossoms in this article in Good by Mark Peters. This is part of a complete episode.

milk toast

milk toast
 n.— «Graveyard star. Milk toast.» —“Lumber Industry Slang and Jargon” in Maine, Iowa, Mich., Wisc., Ore., Mont., Ark., Wy. Lexicon of Trade Jargon , 1938-39. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

graveyard star

graveyard star
 n.— «Graveyard star. Milk toast.» —“Lumber Industry Slang and Jargon” in Maine, Iowa, Mich., Wisc., Ore., Mont., Ark., Wy. Lexicon of Trade Jargon , 1938-39. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

dead wagon

dead wagon  n.— «Mr. Herkstroter said that he “had heard” there was sort of agreement among the milk dealers of the city not to undersell each other and that the “dead wagon” was run against offenders...

dead wagon

dead wagon  n.— «Harry Dolowich’s plans crystallized when Larry Fay hit the headlines in mid-1929.…About one hundred independent milk dealers paid thousands apiece for membership in the Milk Chain; in return Fay guaranteed to keep...

baby moon

baby moon  n.— «The Milk Moon is my own twist on the term “baby moon”; the new baby honeymoon.» —“Re: WAS( Sweet Homebirth Story—1 Year Later) Now: The milkmoon?” by Heather Madrone Usenet: misc...