Chinese water torture

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Mon Dec 11 13:12:23 UTC 2000

My cool; your flashy.


>>In re pimp, my guess would be that it's from such expressions as
>>"pimpmobile"  -- it's a 'cool' car.
>The connotation I have with "pimpmobile" is not a "cool" car, but a
>flashy, ostentatious one.

Dennis R. Preston
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