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fling a craving

fling a craving  v. phr.— «The tempting moan of the steel guitar, mixed with the warm night air and six bottles of Calgary Malt Liquor, could fling a craving for the flesh on the saved and unsaved alike.» —by Lewis Grizzard It...

headache beam

headache beam  n.— «Each set of steel posts holds up another length of steel that spans Weber Street. Warning signs announce the height restriction. If the signs are ignored, trucks that are too tall will hit the steel and, the idea goes...

headache bar

headache bar  n.— «Our tools were round-pointed shovels of the common variety and a 6-foot steel pry bar that weights about 20 pounds.…One swings the steel bard (my Dad taught me to call it a “headache bar”) on a vertical...

bunny punch

bunny punch  n.— «This is what’s known as a pattern punch but often described as a bunny punch or just “bunny.” These are very heavy, solid cast iron with a round 3/4″ steel die.» —“Bunny punch” by...

pea whistle

pea whistle  n.— «Doing a do-si-do: Swinging a large steel beam 180 degrees from the direction it’s going. Pea whistle: Same as a do-si-do (derivation unknown).» —“Chicago Speak” by Anne Keegan Chicago Tribune Feb...

do-si-do

do-si-do
 n.— «Doing a do-si-do: Swinging a large steel beam 180 degrees from the direction it’s going.» —“Chicago Speak” by Anne Keegan Chicago Tribune Feb. 3, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)