Mikea Howard

Author of The Diesel War series

Website of Mikea Howard, author of the dieselpunk paranormal erotic romance series The Diesel War

DIESEL UNIVERSE SLANG DICTIONARY
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Tail: Shadow or follow

Take a powder: Leave

Take on: Eat

Take for a Ride: Drive off with someone in order to bump them off

Take the air: Leave

Take the bounce: To get kicked out

Take the fall for: Accept punishment for

That's the crop: That's all of it

They : Refers to objecting parents

Threads: clothes

Three-spot: Three-year jail term

Throw lead: Shoot bullets

Ticket: P.I. license

Tiger milk: Some sort of liquor

Tighten the screws: Put pressure on somebody

Tin: Badge

Tip a few: To have a few drinks

Toddler : A finale hopper's faster sister

Togged to the bricks: wearing best clothes

Tomato: Pretty woman, Good looking girl with no brains

Tooting the wrong ringer: Asking the wrong person

Torpedoes: Gunmen

Trap: Mouth

Trigger man: Man whose job is to use a gun

Trotzky (sic) : Old lady with a moustache and chin whiskers

Trouble boys: Gangsters

Twist: Woman

Two bits: $25, or 25 cents

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