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Hash House Lingo: The Slang of Soda Jerks, Short-Order Cooks, Bartenders, Waitresses, Carhops, and Other Denizens of Yesterday's Roadsid

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Hash House Lingo: The Slang of Soda Jerks, Short-Order Cooks, Bartenders, Waitresses, Carhops, and Other Denizens of Yesterday's Roadsid Cover

 

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Originally published in 1941, this pocket-sized treasury preserves the language of diners and roadside restaurants during their golden age in the '30s and '40s. From "all hot" (baked potato) and "dog soup" (water) to "perk" (coffee) and "first lady" (spare ribs), the long-lost terms are fascinating, funny, and sometimes politically incorrect by today's standards. Historic photos from the Library of Congress add nostalgic appeal.

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This gift edition of a vintage volume offers rare and valuable details of diner and roadhouse slang from the 30s and 40s. Illustrated with historic Library of Congress photos.

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ISBN:
9780486481128
Author:
Smiley, Jack
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Russo, Scott
Author:
Dickson, Paul
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Slang
Subject:
Lingo
Subject:
language diners roadside grub
Subject:
Intercultural Communications-General
Subject:
SLA
Subject:
Ng
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
5.5 x 5.5 in 0.5 lb

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