Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Wednesday's Word
formerly known as the "What're Words For..."

Word: Exhilerater (N)
Definition: accelerator

"Let up on the exhilerator, will you, Maggie, while I try to do something with this cussed automatic choke? I wish whoever invented the thing was in hell."
"Ayuh, just something else to frig up."

(Definition from: "How To Talk Yankee", by Gerald Lewis & Tim Sample, copyright 1979, 1986 by The Thorndike Press; copyright 1989 by the First North Country Press)

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