An old slang for cigarettes, used before they were glamorized in the early 40's-50's.
"Who in their right mind would smoke those coffin nails?"
A durogatory phrase used to refer to personal injury attourneys.
"That lawyer isn't any good, he's just another one of those ambulance chasers."
A stronger variation on the slang usage of "squat", meaning "absolutely nothing".
The origin of the phrase is unknown, but most likely it shares roots with the negatory slang usage of "jack".
"I get paid jack squat at my job."
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