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Roach cake:
raisin cake or huckleberry pie -Synonyms: Fly cake
Hockey puck:
a hamburger, well done
Warts:
olives
Balloon juice:
seltzer, soda water -Synonyms: Alka Seltzer, Belch water
Groundhog:
a hot dog -Synonyms: Bow-wow, Bun pup, Tube steak
Give it shoes:
an order to go, a takeaway order. It’s to go. -Synonyms: Go for a walk, Let it walk, On wheels
Eve with a lid on:
apple pie, referring to the biblical Eve's tempting of Adam with an apple. The "lid" is the pie crust
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
Let the sun shine:
2 fried eggs with unbroken yolks -Synonyms: Fry two
Hounds on an Island:
franks and beans
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