Friday, May 18, 2007

Linky Recognition Open Post

Yesterday's Lunch Diner Lingo Winners
  • First to Post - Denise at Denise's Den
  • Most Creative - Susan at West of Mars
  • First with Most Correct - Shannon at Chicken's Life
  • All Correct and Creative - Skeezix's Scratching Post

  • Here are the answers...
    1. Blue Plate Special = The Daily Special (not left-overs!)
    2. Graveyard Stew = Milk Toast, ie, buttered toast, sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon, and dropped into a bowl of warm milk. (My dad's favorite, btw. Also congrats to Skeezix who was the only one to know this - did you google it? :-)
    3. Adam & Eve On a Raft = Two Poached Eggs on Toast
    4. A Cowboy = Western/Denver Omelette
    5. Short Stack = Two Pancakes (a stack is usually three)
    6. A BLT = Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato Sandwich (I cut mine in four triangles)
    7. Coney Island = Hot Dog (like they served at Coney Island!)
    8. White Cow = Vanilla Milkshake
    9. Eighty-six = The kitchen is out of the item ordered.
    10. Sunny Side Up = The eggs are fried without flipping them, so the yolk looks just like a sun on white background.
    11. Pigs in a Blanket = Ham Sandwich (although I thought it meant sausage links wrapped in a pancake, but hey, what do I know)
    12. Put a hat on it. = Add Ice Cream
    13. Soup Jockey = Waitress
    (source: American Diner Museum)

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