Definition: Flu-bus, noun:
- Derogatory term for an adolescent male wearing an XXL shirt as long as a dress.
- A school bus that won’t start.
- A school bus carrying sixteen sneezes or the flu virus.
- A busload of nurses on their way to administer flu shots in a gym.
Wacky words tumbled from the unstable height of Marianna’s tone like cargo jettisoned by an aircraft in trouble: “You flubus! I’m not going out that door-a-roonie!” (p. 144, River Bend Chronicle: The Junkification of a Boyhood Idyll amid the Curious Glory of Urban Iowa)