crowbar Hilton

paul johnson paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM
Fri May 17 10:38:48 UTC 2013

Paul johnson
 From the i80's in Miami Beach, used to hear "behind the steel", "iron
bar hotel"
On 5/17/2013 5:15 AM, Robin Hamilton wrote:
> <<
> From: Victor Steinbok
> But what can one make of "crowbar" in "crowbar hotel"? Safecracker's
> paradise? There is only one exit--with a crowbar?
>     VS-)
> Breaking rocks in the hot sun / I fought the law, and the law won?
> Or would pickaxe hotel be more appropriate for that?
> Where residents eat at the chaingang buffet?
> Robin Hamilton
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