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Do you know your breakfast diner lingo?

Sit on a stool and flag down your soup jockey.

"I need a cluck and grunt, and wreck 'em!"

Classic diner language has been an American staple since the 19th century. While many people cannot place the exact start of the lingo, it's certainly made it's mark in the diner culture of the U.S. Some people believe that the fun names and puzzle-like wording made it much easier to shout the orders across the window from the dining room into the kitchen to short-order cooks. Some say that it was a fun work culture adaptation; cooking over a hot stove may not seem so bad when you're making "a cowboy with spurs" instead of a Western omelette with fries. 

Sit on a stool and flag down your soup jockey; it's time to test your knowledge. Do you know your breakfast diner lingo? Good luck!
  1. What is "hen fruit"?
  2. What is a "roller"?
  3. What is an "Adam and Eve on a raft"?
  4. What is "motor oil"?
  5. What is a "heart attack on a raft"?
  6. What is a "shingle with a shimmy and a shake"?
  7. If the waitress calls for a side of "cow paste," "axle grease" or "skid grease", you've probably asked for...
  8. If the waitress calls for a side of "dough well done with cow to cover," you've probably ordered...
  9. If the waitress calls for "two dots and a dash" with a "whiskey down," you've likely ordered...
  10. What is a "belly warmer"?
Do you know your breakfast diner lingo?

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