Maude Lebowski: What do you do for recreation?
The Dude: Oh, the usual. I bowl. Drive around. The occasional acid flashback.
Private residence = House/apartment/etc
Oat soda = Beer
Dinged up = Damaged
Gotta feed the Monkey = 1) Got to go to work. 2) Got to get some money.
Shabbas, Shabbos = Saturday
Monty = 1) Landlord. 2) Rent
Out of your element = You have no idea what is going on so you might as well not talk.
That’s marvelous = That’s not marvelous.
Stonewalling = When someone refuses to speak of events that you are questioning about.
The @#$%*!& plane has crashed into the mountain = A catastrophe
Special Lady = girlfriend
Lady friend = a woman you are having sex with
The physical act of love = sex
Eight year olds, Dude = a pervert
Over the line! = breaking the rules
This is a league game = you have to follow the rules
You are entering a world of pain = a serious warning
A Swiss @#$%* ’ watch = 1) A well crafted plan. 2) A poorly-crafted plan (sarcastic)
Beaver picture = porn film
Dick Rod Johnson = male genitals
Careful man, there’s a beverage here = Exclamation to indicate someone is being too rough.
Garden party = A sleazy, outrageous, no-holds-barred bash.
That creep can roll = used to indicate proficiency.
Finishing my coffee = indicates one’s determination to see an activity through to its end no matter what.
Forget about the @#$%* toe! = I would rather not discuss the matter any further.
Larry Sellers = A brat
This guy walks = A person is lying
Don’t Say Peep = Be quiet
Mark It = Acknowledge one’s success.
Mark it Zero = Acknowledge one’s failure.
Did I urinate on your rug? = I don’t see how any of this relates to me.
Busting my friggin aggets= being a pain in my ass
Obviously you’re not a golfer = You are not getting the point
What are you? A @#$%* park ranger? = You are being pedantic about an unimportant topic.
Take that hill = Let’s do this.
Nobody @#$%s with the Jesus = Nobody @#$%s with me.
Liam and me, We’re gonna @#$% you up = My friend and I are gonna beat you.
Chinaman = Asian-American
Undude = Not calm.
Whites = underwear
A lotta ins, a lotta outs = too much going on
Nomenclature = name, title
Roll Out Naked = unprepared
Thurrah = physically invasive
The world doesn’t start and stop at your convenience, you miserable piece of @#$% = used to reference a person out of earshot who expects too much.
Lingonberry pancakes = I’ll have what he’s having
Worthy @#$%* ’ adversary = someone/something deserving one’s respect
This affects all of us! = I am the only one who cares
Tattoo it on your forehead = Go ahead and take a stand for a pointless cause.
Those are good burgers, Dude = Used to agree about a chosen location to dine.
What’s wrong with Walter, Dude? = That person is overreacting/flying off the handle
Of course you do = you just said something that makes you sound lame, so I’ll just let it lie
I am the walrus = I have just misinterpreted something you said
Well, there’s not a literal connection = There’s no connection
Very free-spirited = a slut
We’re all very fond of her/him = not happy with someone’s behavior.
Shomer Shabbas = I am repeating myself for emphasis
The chinaman is not the issue here =You are barking up the wrong tree.
I can get you a toe = I can handle this seemingly impossible challenge with ease. Followed by "With nail polish" to further downplay the task’s difficulty.
Just cause we’re bereaved doesn’t make us saps! = you’re not taking advantage of us
Phone’s ringing dude = anytime anything rings, beeps, or buzzes anywhere
That’s @#$%* interesting man = an idea with merit
I’m throwing rocks tonight = I’m on a winning streak
This contravenes a number of league bylaws = This changes everything.
Business papers = used when asked about information you do not what to disclose. Also can be used in reference to rolling papers.
What have you = etc.
I’m a brother shamus!= i’m with you man
Not the rug, man = You’ve destroyed something of value to me.
Joo said it, mang = I agree with your opinion.
What in God’s name are you blathering about? = I don’t understand.
That must be exhausting = Used when someone tells you what philosophical/religious system they belong to.
Bummer man. That’s a bummer. = Term of commiseration.
Micturate = urinate.
This aggression will not stand = You’ve got to do something about this.
It really ties the room together = I like it.
Don’t be fatuous = Don’t be stupid.
Bones, clams = Money.
That had not occurred to us, Dude = I hadn’t thought of that.
Cleft @#$%*@! = Annoying weirdo.
Helluva caucasian = Strong drink.
Thankie = Thank you.
See you further on up the trail = Bye.
Sometimes you eat the bar and sometimes the bar eats you = Oh well.
A smarter feller than myself once said = Used before quoting anything.
Gotta keep my mind limber = Said before indulging in any drug or alcohol.
Doesn’t anyone around here give a @#$% about the rules? = Exlamation for when things get really out of hand. Not necessarily meant negatively.
Human Paraquat = A mean and selfish person.
The Man in the Black Pajamas = A worthy adversary.
Draw a line in the sand = Refuse to be taken advantage of.
Yeah well, that’s just, ya know, like, your opinion, man = You’re welcome to your viewpoint.
Strikes and gutters = you win some, you lose some.
New @#$% has come to light, man = you are operating on old information.
You’re not wrong, you’re just an @#$%*@! – You’re missing the point.
Wouldn’t hold out much hope for the tape deck though – Your chances are slim. You can add "or the Creedence" after a pause for emphasis.
He treats objects like women, man – He’s a womanizer.
Uh, it’s down there somewhere, let me take another look – Quit asking me the same question.
C’mon man, I’ve had a rough day and I hate the @#$%* Eagles – Keep the noise down.
I’m uh, just gonna go find a cash machine – I’ll be right back.
Stay out of Malibu, Deadbeat – Don’t come back.
He draws alot of water in this town – He’s a big shot.
He’s a good man, and thorough – He’s a good man.
Who the @#$% are the Knudsens? – I don’t know what you’re talking about.
Not exactly a lightweight - Someone who has achieved something admirable.
And a good day to you, sir! - Enthusiastic greeting directed towards someone who is not exactly a lightweight.
Are we going to split hairs here? – Let’s not get caught up in the particulars.
Lodged against an abutment – All @#$%ed up.
Ah, nice marmot – That is unexpected, but interesting.
…And proud we are of all of them – An expression of pride for a person or people not because you’re actually proud but because you’re supposed to be proud.
Bunch of @#$%* amateurs – Unworthy adversaries.
You got a date Wednesday, baby! – You can run but you can’t hide.
The ringer cannot look empty – Said anytime anything needs replenishing or filling
You mean, beyond pacifism? – Said whenever it’s pointed out that someone’s got a problem, or problems.
Nothing is @#$%ed here, dude – Everything’s going to be okay.
I’m not trying to scam anyone here – You can trust me.
My career’s slowed down a little – I’m not having a lot of success lately.
The toilet seat is up, man! – offered as indisputable proof of a man’s marital status