Loogie (1985)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jul 4 02:03:22 UTC 2006

At 9:42 PM -0400 7/3/06, William Salmon wrote:
>Loogies are definitely hawked where I grew up in South Texas.  I never
>knew anyone to slip one though.
>Oyster sounds familiar, but its use would probably require special
>circumstances. Urbandictionary gives a beaut for "dockyard oyster",
>involving British sailors.
Then there's hawking a prairie oyster.  Takes practice, though.


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