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"Murphy"
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What does "Murphy" mean?
 
A:
If you hear a waitress say "Murphy" at a diner or restaurant, it's just another way to say "Potato." It's a reference to the common Irish name "Murphy" and the potato's rich Irish heritage. 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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