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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Wordless Wednesday (not)


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 I am fascinated by words, names, cities,. Their meanings, origins.
I am addicted to Words with Friends, and all word puzzles.
Each Sunday, our newspaper has numerous word puzzles. The word search puzzles have a theme.
Recently it was Diner Lingo.  OMCs it is like an entirely different language.
There were no meanings so of course I asked GiGi Google for definitions of 
Diner Lingo. What amazed me were so many of the diner lingo words were 
much longer than the original word.  

For your viewing pleasure I first made a PUZZLE out of words


Here is a list of diner lingo and definitions
I ran out of space on my list so the last few are typed.

     in Atlanta
27. Wax: American Cheese
28. Whiskey: Rye Bread
29. Whiskey down: Rye toast
30. Wreck'em: Scrambled eggs.


25 comments:

  1. Hari om
    LOL - love this - and that you chose WORDS for Wednesday... YAM xx

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  2. hahaha frog sticks? great!!!! we love love LOVE that!

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  3. That is a fun list of names. We used to call tapioca frog spawn.

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  4. I never did well with Wordless Wednesday either, I was always wordy! Love these... must show them to Jerry! #19.. LOL!

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  5. Love the diner lingo. Belch water is so true☺

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  6. Some of those are crazy. I like your puzzle.

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  7. Mom likes her steak "on the hoof" but that's the only one we were familiar with.

    The Florida Furkids

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  8. So many different phrases for things. How fun.

    Thank you for joining the Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Wordless Wednesday. Big hug, honey. ♥

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  9. That's interesting. My GW was a waitress once (centuries ago!) but never heard most of those terms.

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  10. I see you instead of going with worthless you went with words Wednesday love it! I do love me some frog sticks and I have never heard any of these or even knew that there is a diner lingo

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  11. What a fun list of sayings. We wonder if diner lingo is still used these days or has computerized ordering taken over.

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  12. We're always glad the diner staff knows what they are talking about!

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  13. C; some of these are really funny.... then some made me think twice about ...
    "ordering" !!!!

    and I"ll never look at ketchup the same way again !!!!!!!☺☺☺

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  14. Mom loves all kinds of puzzles too, both word and number. She spends way too much time on Words with Friends:) We think we are going to order a Bow Wow on a bun:)

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

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  15. BOL! I worked at restaurants for years and never heard half that lingo, but then again, I never worked for a diner. Thanks for the giggles!

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  16. #3 & #11 is my favorites. I had fun reading these!!

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  17. I have been to many a diner and never heard any of these. You ruined tapioca for me :) XO

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  18. I grade school we kids always referred to tapioca as "frog eggs" - and yes, I still love it !

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  19. But wouldn't it be easier for the waitress or whoever to just say the real name?? Why do they have to speak in code?? We don't get it...

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  20. Diner lingo is so cool. Some of these I had heard before...but some were new to me.

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  21. Hilarious! I didn't know any of those diner lingo definitions!

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  22. Those are great! When we order a jalepeno sausage from our local bbq place they yell, "One whole hottie" It always makes us snicker.

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  23. OMD, these are FABulous! When Ma watches movies with Diner waitresses usin' the lingo, nows she knows what they mean! BOL!
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  24. How cool! The only one I can honestly say I've heard used EVER is #1 !!

    Hugs, Pam

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  25. Dad grew up in his parents diner so you really tickled him. There are some new ones here

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