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1. The second song on Tom Waits' 2004 album, Real Gone.

2. A sentiment based on the lyrics and tone of that song. To tell some one to 'Hoist That Rag' is to tell them that life is shit, but to stick it out.
God used me as hammer, boys
To beat his weary drum today

Hoist that rag

Hoist that rag
by Frank Rider August 22, 2009
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Album number seven from artist-in-the-shadows, Tom Waits. Released in 1983, it was a forty minute, thirteen track, carnival mad house of wicked instrumentals and monologues. The album's title track is a story of a demented soldier returning home, hell bent on giving a show. The second track, Shore Leave, is a squeaky love ballad from a sailor to the land and his girl.
An excerpt from Swordfishtrombones'
Gin Soaked Boy

I got a belly full of you and that Leavenworth stuff
Now I'm gonna get out and I'm gonna get tough
You been lying to me, how could you crawl so low
With some gin-soaked boy that you don't know

I come home last night full a filth of Old Crow
You said you going to your ma's but where the hell did you go?
You went and slipped out nights, you didn't think that I'd know
With some gin-soaked boy that you don't know
by Frank Rider August 23, 2009
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This Tom Waits album is from 1976. It's his fourth, and again he has evolved just a bit. With more than half of the album about drunkenness and alcohol, Waits has deviated quite a bit in writing style. He is still quite hysterical in Step Right Up, but now there are mournfully slow songs like Bad Liver and a Broken Heart. The music itself is much more depressed, with lower notes and slower speeds on many songs, but diversely more laughable lyrics on others.
An excerpt from Small Change's-
Pasties And A G-String

Strip tease, prick tease, car keys blues
And the porno floor show, live nude girls,
Dreamy and creamy and brunette curls
Chesty morgan and watermelon rose
Raise my rent and take off all your clothes
With trench coats, magazines, a bottle full of rum,
Shes so good, to make a dead man come
by Frank Rider August 22, 2009
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A character played by Conan O' Brien on The Tonight Show. The character is used durring a segment called Los Noches De Passion, and is always quite ridiculous.
"Yo Soy...CONANDO!"

His catch-phrace as Conando
by Frank Rider August 23, 2009
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The Germans' fabled Nazi-era version of alphabet soup. It is said that instead of making the pasta into letters, it was made into Swastikas.
"Ok, one last little one I can't leave without saying. During World War Two, in Germany they had,like alphabet soup, only over there instead of the alphabet they had little tiny Swastikas. Made of pasta. They called it Pastika. I wouldn't shit you about that." Tom Waits in concert
by Frank Rider August 22, 2009
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A way of pronouncing Chihuahua, reserved for the Chihuahuas owned by fat people, body builders, and gay men.
"Looky there at the Chee-Who-A-Who-A and it's owner...

...I've never seen a person waddle so much like a penguin."

...I've never seen such a big guy and a small dog."

...I've never seen such a bright shirt in public before."
by Frank Rider August 22, 2009
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The sixteenth album by "self proclaimed junk-man," Tom Waits, released in 2004. With fifteen full length tracks, and a hidden one, it's a beautiful seventy minutes. The music on the album seems to be a cross between waitsian and mechanical. Metropolitan Glide is one of the odd ones here, it's quite grainy and loud. Dead and Lovely is a sad story of a girl dying because she lied about who she was. Another great is How's It Gonna End, about murder, lies and gossip. Waits is darker than ever, and still just as beautiful.
An excerpt from Real Gone's-
Don't Go Into That Barn

Black cellophane sky at midnite
Big blue moon with three gold rings
I called Champion to the window
And I pointed up above the trees
That's where I heard my name in a scream
Coming from the woods, out there
I let my dog run off the chain
I locked my door real good with a chair
by Frank Rider August 23, 2009
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