Word on the Street: Line-dancing

What Portlanders are saying—or should be.

September 3, 2013 Published in the September 2013 issue of Portland Monthly

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Line-dancing (n)

The act of abandoning your preferred food cart for a less-popular, lower-quality, or otherwise inferior one simply because its line is shorter.

In a sentence: “I love Nong’s as much as the next person, but I only have 10 minutes to grab lunch. Guess I’ll be line-dancing down to that Vietnamese cart that poisoned half the office last week. Fortunately, I have a very strong constitution.”

See also: Line of credit (n): the amount of faith in a food cart’s quality granted solely by length of its line. 

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