Language used by players to describe their talented peers. Last year's term was
bitch. The current slang time choice is fresh, as in, "That boy's real
C.K. Yang Time:
Decathletes must jump, you know. As Yang's father was heard to say, "The
son also rises."
Flang Time: A
description of what befell David Thompson at Studio 54 last March. "You
hear about what they did to the Skywalker, man? Couple of dudes flang him down
Gang Time: A new
subplot on Hill Street Blues. Jesus Martinez of the Diablos sidles up to
Captain Furillo and says, "Yo, Frankie, I may be small, but I can sky. See
you in the paint, bro."
Ooh-ee-ooh-ah-ah-ting-tang-walla-walla-bing-bang Time: Simon, Theodore and
Alvin, a.k.a. the Chipmunks, go three-on-three with the Coyote Sisters. Film at
Charles Barkley, the human spaceship. The body of Wes Unseld, the agility of
Erving. If he ever gets down to 250, fasten the seatbelts and clear the
Twang Time: Larry
Bird's new album, A Hick from French Lick Sings Willie Nelson.
GREAT MOMENTS IN
HANG TIME HISTORY PART ONE
At the signing of
the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin, that crafty little
playground guard from Philadelphia, said, "We must all hang together, or
assuredly we shall all hang separately."
And now, some
important questions and answers about hang time: