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Diner lingo (sometimes called diner slang, or short-order lingo) has a rich history in American diners and restaurants, and now it's making a comeback! We've compiled the largest diner lingo dictionary here at dinerlingo.com so you can learn the jargon too, whether you work in the food industry, or if you're just looking for a little entertainment!
A-pie Apple pie
Abbott and Costello Franks and beans
Acid Vinegar
Adam and Eve on a log Two poached eggs and a sausage link
Adam and Eve on a raft Two poached eggs on toast
Adam and Eve on a raft, and wreck 'em Two scrambled eggs on toast
Adam's ale Water
Adam's ale, hold the hail Water with no ice
Aggies Baked beans
Alive Raw more...
All arms and legs Weak more...
All black Chocolate soda with chocolate ice cream
All hot Baked potato
All the way Served with all the toppings For a burger, this usually means "with lettuce, mayonnaise, onion, and butter." This phrase may also refer to chocolate cake with chocolate ice cream.
Alleviator Glass of tomato juice with black coffee
Angel food cake and wine Bread and water
Angels on horseback Oysters rolled in bacon and served on toast
Ant paste Chocolate pudding
Arches Eggs
Arizona Buttermilk
Athlete's foot Stewed, dried peaches
Atlanta special Coca-Cola more...
Axle grease Butter

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