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Coney Island chicken:
a hot dog, so called because hot dogs were popularly associated with the stands on Coney Island. -Synonyms: Coney Island
Beef Stick:
bone
Looseners:
prunes, so called because of their supposed laxative effect.
C.J. Boston:
cream cheese and jelly
First lady:
spareribs, a pun on Eve's being made from Adam's spare rib
Bailed hay:
shredded wheat
Frog sticks:
french fries
Foreign Entanglements:
plate of spaghetti
Black and white:
chocolate soda with vanilla ice cream
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.
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