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Diner Lingo: "M"
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!
M.D. Dr. Pepper
Magoo Custard pie
Maiden's delight Cherries
Make it a virtue Add cherry syrup to a soda
Make it crackle Add an egg to a drink, especially milkshakes
Make it cry Add onions
Make it moo Add milk to a coffee
Make it walk Make it a take-out order
Mama Marmalade
Mama on a raft Marmalade on toast
Mayo Mayonnaise
Melting snow Melted Swiss cheese
Mickey Rooney Served with mustard and relish
Mike and Ike Salt and pepper shakers
Million on a platter Order of baked beans
Mississippi mud Mustard
Moo juice Milk
Motor oil Syrup
Mud Black coffee more...
Mud of murk Black coffee more...
Mully Beef stew
Murphy Potato more...
Mystery in the alley Side order of hash

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