New back-formation?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 3 19:08:42 UTC 2005

Spoken by a 30-ish, white, male speaker on "The People's Court":

"It's hard to find a good mechanic in the city. They're always trying
to _[Saist]_ you."

Being a city boy, he also used "street mechanic," which he defined as
"a guy who works on cars on the street because he doesn't have a
garage or whatever," for "shade-tree mechanic."
-Wilson Gray

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