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whiskey tango

whiskey tango
 n.— «It’s not like it’s a bad neighborhood. it’s just three houses in a row, right across the street, that contain dipshits, drunks and what darci likes to call whiskey tango types—white trash (w.t. in copspeak is whiskey tango and her dad’s a cop, so…).» —Wet Work (St. Catharines, Ontario, Can.) Aug. 18, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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