1. To make a left-hand turn at the end of a road. This can be used either driving or walking. Origin unknown - likely early New York City.
"As they neared the end of the road he said to her, 'We need to hang a Louie here' and they turned left."
To take a left turn when driving.
"You'll want to hang a Louie at the stoplight."
Take a left turn.
Hang a louie on 16th St. until you get to the second red light, and you're at my house.
To turn left. Used with Ralph
and Dave; Left; Right; and Straight ahead. Named for David Ralph Lewis who in the mid 60's in Duluth Minnesota stole many cars for joyriding and to see how many times he could roll the cars. A pure manic who died of cancer at 27 years. Since then "Hang a Ralph", "Hang a Lewy" or "do a David" have entered the popular lexicon.
Hang a Louie.