1. Welcome to the Anthracite Desert. Hey why are you leaving, so fast?
2. The Anthracite Desert is lacking in wildlife. Al Qaeda prays for the region.
1. Slang term for areas that contain active and/or inactive surface mines. Used by young people to hold impromptu parties devoid of police interference.
Derived from strip mining, an archaic term for surface mining.
coal cracker: Let's go to the strippings, and have some fun.
normal person: Yes. I want a lap dance.
coal cracker: I'm not doing that, to you.
Agriculture that provides food to the farmer and his/her family, with little or no product for trade. The practitioners are very susceptible to famine.
The Ethiopian practice of subsistence farming, is almost suicidal.
The burn scars a pervert has, from performing the popcorn trick, and getting his junk burnt from the molten butter and hot unpopped kernels.
perverted virgin: Want some popcorn?
chick: No. Are you crying?
perverted virgin: No.
chick: I bet you leave this theater, with popcorn trick scars. I'm leaving.
The region in Northeastern Pennsylvania, where Anthracite coal was or is mined. It is west of the Poconos, east of the Susquehanna River, South of Scranton, and north of The Lehigh Valley. Hazleton and Wikes-Barre are the two center masses of population.
It suffers from mine pollution, poverty, political corruption, severe emigration push, and a virtually absent intellectual community.
If you ever move to the Anthracite Coal Region, you know you fucked up in life.
The areas outside of the metropolitan and suburban areas of Philadelphia in the east and Pittsburgh in the west. Inhabitants are stereotyped as intellectually inferior, conservative, heavily armed and god fearing.
Derived from the statement by Democratic strategist James Carville that "Pennsylvania is Philadelphia to the east and Pittsburgh to the west, and Alabama in between."
urbanite: I thought the blacks in Newark were scary, but I don't see assault rifles and shot guns decorating the rear windows of their rides. I'll fly next time, before I drive through Pennsylabama again.
A large pit left behind by surfacing mining activities. If left inactive by a mining operation, it becomes an illegal garbage dump.
Derived from strip mining
coal cracker: Let's go to that stripping pit, and push old home appliances down into it.
normal person: Sounds better than, driving out in these mine lands.