Slang etymology from South Park ('to cheese')

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Mar 27 19:30:37 UTC 2008

At 12:34 PM -0400 3/27/08, Mark Mandel wrote:
>Ah. I wondered what "car urine" was,

It does make you think twice before buying one of those cans of "new
car smell" air freshener.

>but the replies make it clear that Ron
>just had a slip of the finger.
>m a m
>On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 1:15 PM, <RonButters at> wrote:
>>  No, Arnold. The South Park episode was not about heroin. It was about
>>  people
>>  getting high form sniffing car urine. What you heard on NPR is not the
>>  same
>>  thing.
>The American Dialect Society -

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