(n) A person from any part of Newfoundland except St. Johns. People from St. Johns are called townie
"Ask a townie for a smoke,
He will say his pipe is broke;
Ask a bayman for a chew,
He will bite it off for you."
(verse from traditional song, Muscles in the Corner)
(n) A sports car or any other flashy car intended to serve as an attractant for females.
He cruised the streets in his red penis car, boom box blaring, searching for prey.
(n) In skydiving, the optical illusion that the ground is abruptly rushing up to meet you, which occurs if you freefall past your usual altitude for opening the parachute.
I experienced ground rush when I dropped past 2000 feet.
(n) A small child, especially a bratty or out-of-control child.
She has a home full of snotty-nosed house apes.
(n) In geology lingo, soft rock is sedimentary rock.
Willie is a soft rock geologist; he only digs shale and stuff.
(n) A sandal that consists of a rubber sole held on by a strip of rubber that passes between the big toe and the adjacent toe; also called flipflop. The word is Japanese in origin.
It's okay to wear zoris on the beach, but you shouldn't wear them to school.
1. A small fly with triangular wings that crawls out of drains in the bathroom and breeds in septic systems.
2. A greenbottle fly of the kind that frequents fecal deposits.
I know it's a pretty color, but it's still a shit fly!