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    Cyburbian DecaturHawk's avatar
    May 2003
    In the palm of the mitten

    Sprawl Slang

    From the Albuquerque Tribune:

    Urban sprawl spreads into slang

    My favorites: "ball pork" and "litter on a stick."
    SOME say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice.
    From what I’ve tasted of desire
    I hold with those who favor fire.
    But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate
    To know that for destruction ice
    Is also great
    And would suffice.

    Robert Frost (1874–1963) (From Harper’s Magazine, December 1920.)

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    I liked *snout houses*. Put the freakin garage in the back, dang it!
    Batter up!

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    Cyburbian Plus JNA's avatar
    Jun 2003
    De Noc
    What is really funny is that our "favorite" retailer is offering her book
    A Field Guide to Sprawl on their website. LMAO
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)

    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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