Cruising through some other threads looking for some classic comfort food inspirations, and it got me to thinking of the lingo back int he day, when phone calls had to be made by spinning a dial....of some of the classic diner lingo...
What do you know of? Share it!
SOS = Sheit on a Shingle = chipped beef gravy on toast. Chipped beef is a whole other topic worthy of much discussion and appreciation.
my grandpa was career Navy. This was one dish I remember from him. And there was something about Ham and white beans (navy beans) every Wednesday.~ John's dad was HMSRM and he ate chocolate bar sandwiches. Yep, a chocolate bar with bread.
B&G- biscuits and gravy= buttermilk biscuits and white or white sausage gravy
Adam and Eve on a raft= poached eggs on toast
Beanies and Wienies- baked beans and hot dogs this was the Saturday daily special every saturday at the little cafe I worked at way back in the day...like the jurassic era....
Fry2- short for 2 eggs, hashbrowns and toast
something about 'put some shoes on it' = To Go...
What do you remember? or still use?
TB better be posting up a whole dictionary in here~ <3