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"Black and blue"
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What does "Black and blue" mean?
 
A:
If you hear a waitress say "Black and blue" at a diner or restaurant, it's just another way to say "Extremely rare meat.." This is a way to joke about the meat not even being dead, just "beat up" a little. There are hundreds of other popular diner lingo phrases - to learn more, check out the links below or browse the rest of our restaurant slang dictionary.


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