Date: Tue, 10 Oct 1995 07:28:56 -0400 From: Seth Sklarey Subject: Re: miscellany, lexical >Here's one that's bound to produce variation: what do you call the carts that >sell junk food at construction sites? Are any of you acquainted with any >construction workers? In South Florida, they were called "roach coaches"; I >think I've also heard the relatively bland "lunch truck" > >Ellen > One of the reasons they are called roach coaches, aside from the obvious is many had custom horns that playe, among other things, the Mexican song, "La Cucaracha." In South Florida we also call cockroaches palmetto bugs. Seth Sklarey Wittgenstein School of the Unwritten Word Coconut Grove, FL,