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Houseboat:
a banana split made with ice cream and sliced bananas -Synonyms: Dagwood Special
Pittsburgh:
something burning, toasted or charred, so called because of the smokestacks once evident in Pittsburgh, a coal-producing and steel-mill city. In meat cookery, this refers to a piece of meat charred on the outside while still red within.
Sand:
sugar -Synonyms: Yum Yum
S.O.S:
minced dried beef with gravy on toast, mostly because it was a reviled standard fare in army messes -Synonyms: Shit on a shingle
Frenchman's delight:
pea soup
Short stack:
order of pancakes -Synonyms: Stack
Dagwood Special:
a banana split made with ice cream and sliced bananas -Synonyms: Houseboat
Draw one in the Dark:
a black coffe -Synonyms: Flowing Mississippi
Put a hat on it:
add ice cream
Maiden's delight:
cherries, so called because "cherry" is a slang term for the maidenhead, hymen
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