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Sheboyganisms

In and around Sheboygan, Wisconsin, barbecues are known as fry outs even though nothing’s fried. And a hot tamale is more like a sloppy joe sandwich. This is part of a complete episode.

Demonyms

Everyone knows New Yorkers and Angelenos, but what do you call someone from Sheboygan, Wisconsin? Demonyms, or the names for people from a given place, can get pretty complicated, but there are seven rules as drawn by George Stewart, and Paul...

vomit comet

vomit comet  n.— «He sat on an upturned orange crate all the way from Wisconsin because his bus, the Vomit Comet, has one less seat than boys.» —“Latest Book by Julilly H. Kohler Released Today” Sheboygan...

bobo

bobo  n.— «I would that I a sky lark were/To sing sweet songs of love/That I could leave the earth below/And soar far, far above.…But I don’t know now after all/If that would be much fun/Some bobo’d probably crack me up/At long range...

throw red meat

throw red meat  v.— «His immediate strategy is to cut down the number of speaking engagements, particularly those fund-raising affairs where he is obligated to throw red meat out for Republicans hungry to feast on those no-good Democrats...