[Ads-l] double-flusher

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon May 30 13:58:24 EDT 2016


> On May 30, 2016, at 9:56 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Part four-flusher, part liar. part etc.:
> 
> On CNN the mayor of Miami Beach describes Donald J. Trump as "a
> double-flusher, everything he says....Yeah, Donald is a
> double-flusher. He's a liar, he's a fraud...This is a gentleman who's
> a flimflam man."
> 
> See UrbanDictionary for the picture you're supposed to have in your
> head. If uou can't guess.
> 
> The same source indicates that "four-flusher" is now similarly interpreted.
> 

Sad, as Donald J. would say.  A great poker metaphor lost to the ravages of time.  

Evidently, this sense of "double flushing" has no relation to the traditional dormitory stall graffito,
FLUSH TWICE--IT'S A LONG WAY TO THE CAFETERIA

--with specialist variations, such as the one featured at the start of this video from, of course, Michigan:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXlYaE3qVJw

LH

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