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Joe with Cow and Sand

There’s nothing like some joe with cow and sand in the morning. That would be “coffee with milk and sugar” in World War II naval slang. This is part of a complete episode.

Graveyard Stew

A Charlottesville, Virginia, caller says that when she was a child and recovering from an illness, her mother fed her a kind of milk toast she called graveyard stew. Is that strange name unique to her family? This is part of a complete episode.

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.

Rastatute

Rastatute  n.— «For all the talk of romance, the language of sex tourism is pretty basic. In Jamaica the men are called “beach boys” or “Rastatutes.” The women are called milk bottles by the men—partly because of...

milk bottle

milk bottle  n.— «For all the talk of romance, the language of sex tourism is pretty basic. In Jamaica the men are called “beach boys” or “Rastatutes.” The women are called milk bottles by the men—partly because of...

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)