A Glossary of Terms
Allowing the opponent to have a great play in order to provide them a false sense of security that will eventually be their downfall. Sample Usage: BAITIN' 'EM!!
Responding in the affirmative, with support, or with agreement. Sample Usage: "Sir, would you like more peanuts?" "Bang."
An elusive Utopian Society and only known location of the
fabled "Golden Rings of the Holy Onion" once stumbled upon by BAM but
never seen by human eyes again. If you ever visit there, don't leave. Ever. Sample Usage: "Is this heaven?" "No, ... it's Best Burger."
A certain past member of Wisconsin's football team. Sample Usage: "We've got a good chance if we can contain Big Fatty."
bringin' the house (or the HIZ-OUSE)
Collecting and centralizing all known positive energies toward a common goal ... or just bringin' a whole lotta Brush-A-Maniacs to the game to PUSH IT UP!!! Sample Usage: "K-State doesn't stand a chance 'cause we are Bringin' the HIZ-OUSE!"
A very popular folksinging group. Sample Usage: "It's a Calzone morning deep inside a Calzone day, baby."
Texas metropolis made famous by the Doobie Brothers.
China Grove (2)
Prefix often used in describing any person from China Grove. Often used in lieu of a last name. Sample Usage: "I gotta go get some ice from China Grove John."
to dagger oneself
To celebrate too early. This term was born when Mateen Cleaves did the now famous 'Dagger in the Heart' move in the first half of a Purdue game. For those of you that don't remember the outcome, Purdue saved up and went MSU on 'em. Sample Usage: Let's Go!
dup, dup, duh
Dup, dup, duh.
Sample Usage: Dup, dup, duh.
(Sorry, DynaRide is definable only with differential equations.)
A delicious meal at Pepe's. Sample Usage: I remember when I was a young boy, roaming the fields of Guatemala ... my grandmother would call me home to eat her wonderful E-6.
Very far away. Sample Usage: We got here late, so we had to park out in Eldridge.
An ethereal master of trivial facts. Sample Usage: How did you know that? Were you channeling FatGuy?
to go IU on
To hit with such a flurry of firepower that a response is just not possible. This term was born in the fourth quarter of the 1997 Purdue-IU football game when Purdue exploded for four touchdowns. Sample Usage: The battle was close, but then the British went IU on 'em.
to go MSU on
To steal a game from a dominating team in the last moments through an absolutely ridiculous set of circumstances. Sample Usage: We're down by 11 with two minutes to go? OK -- time to go MSU on 'em.
Former Purdue Basketball standout Jimmy Oliver. Sample Usage: Johnny O!
Topic used to change from an uncomfortable subject of conversation. Sample Usage: Hey guys, that Judge Judy sure is something, isn't she?
The quietest place imaginable. Sample Usage: Kids, you've got homework to do. Your room better turn into the KState hotel PRONTO!
Joe Tiller. Sample Usage: Let's Go!
Pizza Hut Christine
A food server of unparalleled ability. Sample Usage: Our waitress was pretty good, but she's no Pizza Hut Christine.
What you call 'Rowdy' if you're cool. Sample Usage: Look ... Puffy Pete.
pushin' it down
Being a wet blanket. Sample Usage: Let's Go!
pushin' it up
put the smack down
To deliver consistent, firm justice. Sample Usage: Let's Go!
Anyone working at cross purposes to Purdue. Sample Usage: Suckers.
The fully-loaded citrus soda. Sample Usage: Mom, can I have some Surge? My stomach lining has almost healed back!
With Pillow, his faithful sidekick, THE SuperHero for the 21st century. Sample Usage: It's WAY too lively in here ... somebody call TanMan!
the Vinny play
A bubble screen to Vinny Sutherland or another Purdue receiver. Sample Usage: Ask Notre Dame -- they might have learned it by now.
wamp, wamp, waaaaah
The sad sound of trumpets that you hear when someone has made an unfortunate decision or maneuver. Sample Usage: Let's Go!
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