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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!
Saddle it Well-done steak
Sand Sugar
Saturday nights Baked beans
Scrape two Two scrambled eggs
Sea dust Salt
Shake it Milkshake
Shake one in the hay Strawberry milkshake
Shingle with a shimmy and a shake Buttered toast with jam
Shit on a shingle Chipped beef with gravy on toast more...
Shivering Eve Apple jelly
Shivering hay Strawberry Jell-O
Shivering Liz Jell-O
Shoot it yellow Add lemon syrup to a cola
Shoot one from the south Make a cola extra strong
Short stack Order of pancakes
Side arms Salt and pepper
Side of Joan of Arc French fries
Sinkers Doughnuts
Sinkers and suds Doughnuts and coffee
Skid grease Butter
Slab of moo, let him chew it Rare round steak
Sleigh ride special Vanilla pudding
Small stretch Small Coca-Cola
Smear Butter
Sneeze Pepper
Snowball Scoop of vanilla ice cream more...
Soda Carbonated water, usually flavored and colored
Soda jerk Soda fountain worker
Soup jockey Waitress
Sour it Add lemon to it
Spike on an oval Order of hash browns
Splash from the garden Bowl of vegetable soup
Splash of red noise Bowl of tomato soup
Spot with a twist Cup of tea with lemon
Squeeze one Glass of orange juice
St. Pats Corned beef and cabbage
Stack Order of pancakes
Stack of Vermont Pancakes with syrup
Steaming Idaho Baked potato
Still mooing Served rare more...
Stretch one Coca-cola
Stretch one and paint it red Coca-Cola with cherry syrup
Submarine Doughnut
Suds Beer
Sun kiss Orange juice
Sunny brook Eggs fried without flipping with bacon
Sunny side up Fried eggs without breaking the yolks
Sunny sundae Ice cream sundae with pineapple
Suthun coffee Half regular beans, and half chicory
Swamp water Soda made with all flavors available
Sweep the kitchen Order of hash more...
Sweet Alice Milk

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