Definition:  Flu-bus, noun:

  1. Derogatory term for an adolescent male wearing an XXL shirt as long as a dress.
  2. A school bus that won’t start.
  3. A school bus carrying sixteen sneezes or the flu virus.
  4. 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)

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