The Frontstretch: Top Ten Ways Non-NASCAR Fans Misinterpret Last Week's Top Ten NASCAR Phrases by Jeff Meyer -- Wednesday April 26, 2006

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Top Ten Ways Non-NASCAR Fans Misinterpret Last Week's Top Ten NASCAR Phrases

Frontstretch Top Ten · Jeff Meyer · Wednesday April 26, 2006


Author’s Note: Last week, Becca Gladden listed the Top Ten Phrases non-NASCAR fans may misinterpret. This week’s list will revisit those Top Ten phrases and fill you in as to just what those people are thinking!

10. He’s got doughnuts on his car.
What the neighbors of the local Krispy Kreme manager say when he/she drives the company car home.

9. She’s plowing like a dump truck.
What your car is doing when you are the first one down a country road after a big snowfall.

8. He was called up to the Oval Office.
What happens to your congress person when the President really needs his/her support on some pending legislation.

7. NASCAR froze the field.
What local residents woke up to during NASCAR’s visit to Bristol earlier this month!

6. He was good in Happy Hour.
My husband didn’t come home drunk after work!

5. Boogity, boogity, boogity!
What you say when you are attempting to hold your toddler down to wipe their nose.

4. He wants to be in the draft.
The reason the star of your favorite college team won’t be returning next year.

3. I’m loose in and tight out.
(In NASCAR terms, you can just as easily be the exact opposite. In either case, this phrase is usually accompanied by a smile and thoughts of things my editors have expressly forbidden me to write about. They were quite adamant about it, too.)

2. He got his nose into my rear.
What your boss says about you when you are not around.

1. Rubbin’ is racin’!
What southern grade school children do to clear the chalkboard.

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04/26/2006 01:26 PM

Another phrase that needs to be interpreted is, he got beat off on pit road. LOL

04/26/2006 01:39 PM

One of his nuts got stuck in the airgun.

04/26/2006 03:42 PM

How about “a pound in the rear”.

04/26/2006 03:56 PM

“shes loose in the middle” means she has a fat midsection


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