Slang and Jargon

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Kitchen Slang: Top Ten Words You'll Hear Behind the Line

    Seattle Municipal Archives These guys can hang, even when they're weeded!​Patty Canedo is a chef in Palm Beach and writes regularly about her kitchen exploits. While recently writing a piece, I belted out some kitchen slang that set off question marks with my editors. I got a little laugh ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Olde Tyme Diner Lingo

    "Gimme a cup 'o joe and an SOS"A recent NPR story on regional foods during the Great Depression, and the uncompleted WPA "America Eats" project, references Mark Kurlansky's recently published Food of a Younger Land ("a marvelous goulash of gastronomical oddities and antiques"). Kurlansky has catalog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2006

    Stalking The Herald Boards

    People are finding interesting ways to abuse the Miami Herald's Wild West comment system . First, you have this comment on Evan S. Benn's sex offender sweep story in the Miami Herald Saturday: My name is German Daniel Alvarez. I am a convicted stalker on probation for another 10 years. You can c ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2004

    How's it slangin'

    Pasty college kids try to get some play, and another Fort Lauderdale club passes out on the couch

  • Arts and Entertainment

    May 16, 2002

    Best Supporting Actress

    Brenda Thomas, Bee-luther-hatchee, Florida Stage