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Old 05-09-2021, 07:10 AM   #1
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Sunday Special-Diner Slang-1920 to 1970

Sunday Special-Diner Slang-1920 to 1970
This is an oldie but a goodie ...

Are you old enough to remember the colorful language used by the waitress to
communicate to "Shortie" ?
(every Short-Order Cook was named "Shortie", or so it seemed).
When she said these phrases, what was she really saying ?
This is an FYI quiz, so have fun with it !!


1. Adam & Eve on a raft
2. Burn one
3. a crowd
4. Bullets (or sometimes, Whistleberries)
5. Burn the British
6. BowWow
7. ..and hold your breath
8. Clean the kitchen
9. Bridge party
10. Feed the Rabbit
11. Draw one with a life preserver
12. Put wheels on it
13. Hold Mike and Ike
14. Cowboy Breakfast
15. On the Hoof
16. Wreck 'em
17. Dough well done........ Whiskey Down..........with Cow to Cover
18. First Lady Swimming
19. In the Alley
20. Murphy................Murphy and Mug him.........Murphy's wife
21. Noah's kid..............Noah's kid overboard
22. Fly cake
23. Irish Turkey.................Irish Turkey, Smothered
24. Hounds in the Hay
25. Houseboat
26. Blood
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1. Poached eggs on toast
2. Put a burger on the grill
3. Three of anything
4. Baked beans
5. Toasted English Muffin
6. Hot Dog
7. No Onions
8. Customer orders Hash
9. Four of anything
10. Salad
11. Donut and coffee
12. pack an order to go
13. no salt or pepper
14. Western Omelet
15. Meat done Rare
16. Scramble the eggs
17. White Toast......Rye Toast.................Buttered
18. Ribs with extra sauce
19. Serve on the Side
20. Potatoes.........Mashed Potatoes..................French Fries
21. Ham Steak...............Ham Steak with Gravy
22. Raisin Bread
23. Corned Beef..........Corned Beef and Cabbage
24. Hot Dogs with Sauerkraut
25. Banana Split
26. Ketchup

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Old 05-09-2021, 02:59 PM   #2
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7 should be onions, yes?
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Old 05-09-2021, 05:11 PM   #3
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No, it is NO onions ... (HOLD your breath)
Onions might be "Breathe on it ...lol
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