April 22, 2014

A to Z: Put This in Your Pipe and Smoke it

New to the A to Z Challenge or my blog? Don't huff and puff--just take a long, smooth inhaaaaale and exhaaaaale and take the edge off with some background info:

Now that we've cleared the air on that, let's get our daily fix of 1920s slang...

~*~  SMOKE-EATER  ~*~
Meaning: A smoker.
(According to some sources, specifically a female smoker)

If you liked Snakes on a Plane (did you? Really?),
you'll love

Smoke-Eaters on a Train


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    1. Those twenties trendsetters must have been too ossified on giggle water to come up with anything more clever at the time...

  2. I guess it's better than smoke sucker.

    1. Or cork soaker. (Thanks a lot, Steve. He told me during Easter brunch to Google that.)