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iron ride

iron ride  n.— «Attraction to state’s traditional iron ride parks not fading.…Where the Texas pride shines the brightest is in the state’s outdoor, traditional iron ride parks. The Iron Parks. With an attendance in excess of 2.5...

Commander Koo-Koo Bananas

Commander Koo-Koo Bananas  n.— «Homer Simpson, that cultural icon beloved of all men younger than 45, last week coined a new nickname for Bush that lit the blogs up like Christmas lights. Will it stick? In a rant about son Bart getting...

blow up

blow up  v. phr.— «He served on staffs that “blew up,” coaching parlance for a mass firing at the end of a losing season.» —“Coaches earn big assist: Major football programs boost salaries” by Tim...

ragtown

ragtown
 n.— «Ragtown. Tent town in an oil field.» —“Additional Trade Jargon—Petroleum Industry” in Texas Lexicon of Trade Jargon Feb. 14, 1938. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

slow elk

slow elk  n.— «Slow elk. Beef butchered without owners’ consent.» —“Cow Punchers’ Slang and Jargon” in Utah, Texas, Ore., S.D., Colo., Ariz., Mont. Lexicon of Trade Jargon , 1938-39. (source: Double-Tongued...

wet horse

wet horse  n.— «Wet horse. Stolen horse. (From the fact that raiders ran the herds of stolen horses across the Rio Grande River.)» —“Cow Punchers’ Slang and Jargon” in Utah, Texas, Ore., S.D., Colo., Ariz., Mont...

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