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mugu

mugu  n.— «A popular slang in Warri is that In Warri you must follow who know road. If you no do am, you go de look like mugu. (You must identify with those who know how to make things happen easily. If you don’t do that you may remain a...

hotbox

hotbox  v.— «“I feel sorry for you, just try to find a safe place outside that you can go and smoke”… “try hot boxing a car 🙂 it works… although you have to be careful, and out on some old gravel road...

hardball

hardball  n.— «And when word crackles on the radio that the lead truck has passed from another impossibly rutted, kidney-bruising dirt road onto a stretch of asphalt, they are about to hit the hardball.» —“Truckers of Iraq’s Pony...

tap-tap

tap-tap  n.— «Once on the road to Aux Cayes we passed a tap-tap (a small pickup truck) wreck and there was a man laying in the road dead. I realized how the U.S. is so candy coated. They hide death there.» —“Haiti Teaches of Death...

saw

saw  n.— «Brooker manned the .50-caliber machine gun while Sgt. Patrick Hock of Port Orchard operated the M249s, also known as “saws.”» —“Assertive driving is road to survival for Humvees” by Adam Lynn in...

road dog

road dog  n.— «Road dog: A Rainbow who travels constantly between events, with no permanent home or job.» —“Slang used by the Rainbow Family” Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Wash.) July 3, 2004. (source: Double...