Next time you're in a cab, pretend that you're an "insider" by spitting this antiquated slang (as reported in the November 3, 1928 New Yorker).
Bonus points if you're drunk and incoherent!
Acordion Pleat--The ripple a driver puts in your fender when you get in his way.
Back to the Yellows--The Yellow Taxicab Corporation is popularly supposed to employ only beginners. "Back to the Yellows" is synonymous with "Go back to school."
Copping the Cards--Confiscation by the police of a hacking license, for some infringement of the regulations.
Curb Cruiser--A girl waiting for a lift, but not in a taxicab.
Hack--A familiar and affectionate term for a taxicab.
Pound--A pound is five dollars. Used in offering a cop "his bit," instead of mentioning cash, which would be bribery. Three pounds is sometimes said to get rid of a speeding ticket.
Sea-Going Hack--A taxicab that stays out all night.
Sunday Driver--Any operator of a pleasure car causing a minor collision.
Weasel--A driver who cuts in between another taxi and a prospective fare.