47 definitions by Joe Iron

MVS
An IBM mainframe operating system. Sort of like a dying language, in use but dying a long slow death.

Also means a dinosaur.

Nothing sadder than an old MVS guy still looking for a gig.

That guy working behind the counter at McDonalds is an old MVS guy.
by Joe Iron January 20, 2008
Log Off the Internet Day was started by a group of activists and thinkers in 1999 to make the public aware of the impacting is making on real life communities. Log Off the Internet Day is celebrated on the first Saturday after the start of summer in your hemisphere on which you are supposed to stay off the internet. No email, chat, IMs, gameplaying or surfing. A time to go to a movie, see some friends, ride a bike, be with your family.

I totally celebrated Log Off the Internet Day and went for a bike ride.

My second life wife got mad because I spent some time with my first life wife on Log Off the Internet Day.
by Joe Iron August 18, 2007
A nickname used by the youth of Whiting, IN for the wild celebrations of Independence Day. It's similar toBurningMan's tribal and primitive feel. Northwest Indiana's fourth of July celebrations were documented in the movie The Fourth of July and Other Disasters.
Yeah, let's go to ExplodingMan.

I went to ExplodingMan last year but I got to work this year.
by Joe Iron August 11, 2007
A group of quassi-radicals from 70s who roamed Whiting, Indiana and Rush street in Chicago with the two major goals. The decriminalization of Marijuana and the establishment of four day work weeks.
Dude1: Whatever happened to American Youth for a Freer America?

Dude2: Who knows? Maybe they got jobs.
by Joe Iron May 22, 2007
A nickname used by Ford Automobile Collectors for the 2 door version of Ford Maverick with the optional 302 V8 of the early 70s. One of the quicker cars of the early 70s. The nickname is derived from the similiarly performing but more expensive Maserati Merak. The Merak was produced from 1974-1982.
I just dusted a Trans Am with the Maverak.

by Joe Iron May 20, 2007
A nick name used by most residents of Lake County, Indiana and the East-side of Chicago for 119th street in Whiting, IN. Once a major cruising destination, its now fallen on hard times. No longer do truckloads of teenagers sit in their vechiles all night long.
Back in the day, we used to cruise the big one one nine all night in a hemi powered Cobra.
by Joe Iron May 04, 2007
A homeless man who sat in the corner booth of the white castles at the intersection of 119th Street and Indianapolis Blvd in Whiting, IN from the 1970s to 1990s. Do to its proximity to Chicago, during the 1930s this intersection was one of the busiest intersections in the country. There was once the architectural landmark of the Illiana Hotel but it was demolished during the early 90s. The only remenant of its long vibrant history is aforementioned White Castles
I saw The Guardian of the Center of the Universe, he sure got old.

I heard The Guardian of the Center of the Universe used to work in a steel mill.

I heard the Guardian of the Center of the Universe died.
by Joe Iron January 20, 2008

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