Friday, August 26

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Hand Me The Finnegan Pin

Website of the Day is Double-Tongued Word Wrester, a dictionary of words "from the fringes of English". Frex, Finnegan Pin:
1938-39 A.T. Rosen @ Brooklyn, N.Y. LOTJ “Gas Station Slang”: Finegan pin…[struck] a vague expression to cover the fact that something in the car in [ sic] wrong but not yet exactly known, a whosis, etc. Its [ sic] akin to the slang expression, A paper-stretcher, or left-handed pencil.[end struck text] Non-existent auto part which mechanic blames for trouble he cannot locate.
Oh, and check out the entry for beal.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at 09:06 AM | Comments (3) | Add Comment | Trackbacks (Suck)
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1 Dude! I'm famous! (Too bad I spelled Howard Beale's name wrong back then...)

Posted by: Susie at Friday, August 26 2005 11:18 AM (nekkG)

2 No, they spelled it wrong in the movie!

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Friday, August 26 2005 12:05 PM (ymzzr)

3 LOL!

Posted by: Susie at Saturday, August 27 2005 01:02 PM (nekkG)

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