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extremely bad or poor
"well, you could see he really felt pretty lousy about flunking me" (salinger 12)
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acronym for tuberculosis. a common and deadly infectious disease caused by mycobacteria.
"I practically got t.b. and came out here for all these goddam checkups and stuff" (salinger 5).
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a load of dough>
a load of money>
a lot of money
"he made a pot of dough in the undertaking business after he got out of pencey" (salinger 16).
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to improvise a load of bs (gee, wonder where that term came from?) to keep somebody distracted for any reason.
"so I shot the bull for a while. i told him i was a real moron, and all that stuff" (salinger 12)
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to be expelled from school. kicked out, etc.
"The gave me frequent warning to start applying myself-- especially around midterms, when my parents came up for a conference with old Thurmer-- but i didn't do it. So i got the ax" (salinger 4)
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acronym for tuberculosis. a common and deadly infectious disease caused by mycobacteria.
"I practically got t.b. and came out here for all these goddam checkups and stuff" (salinger 5).
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fifties term for a cheer
"we all had to stand up in the grandstand and give him a locomotive" (salinger 16)
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