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Terms for GAC

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The Official Dictionary of GAC-Speak

ADD: Arena Downtown Dallas: downtown sports arena that replaced Reunion Arena as home to Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars; actual sponsorship of arena belongs to locally-based airline which also sponsors a sports arena in Miami, FL as well

Angry Swede: Colorado Avalanche hockey player Peter Forsberg who is
Galloway's favorite hockey player

Anthony the Eagle: Obnoxious Philadelphia Eagle fan who calls the show

Bad Cow Disease: Term used to describe a poor Cowboys game or team.
Named after Mad Cow Disease

Bad Credit OK Ballpark: formerly known as The Ballpark in Arlington; name change the result of corporate sponsorship brought on to offer additional financial flexibility following A-Rod trade; Galloway & Company regulations prohibit mentioning actual name of corporate sponsor

Beautiful People: the movers and shakers, the rich, the see and be seen
people of Dallas, who show up to whatever sporting team is winning at the
time. Galloway nor this author is one of the beautiful people

Big Bill: Bill Parcells, Former Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys - as leader of noteworthy turnaround of franchise in only one year, trusted in all decision making . . . except at quarterback; may also be called Tuna

Big German: Dirk Nowitzki, Forward/Center for the Dallas Mavericks - once considered a wasted pick when Paul Pierce was available; now considered the most indispensable piece of the Mavericks' roster; label of "untouchable" explains why Shaquille O'Neal will be wearing a Miami Heat uniform for the 2004-2005 season; formerly known as part of The Big Three

Big Ugly : Randy Johnson, Starting Pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks - 40 year old pitcher standing 6'10" armed with a no-trade clause on a last-place team in a town that he's comfortable finishing his career with; may also be called Big Unit

Bob The Builder: Kevin Mench, Outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers - baffles doctors and engineers alike by his ability to balance planet-sized cranium on 6', 225 lbs. frame; may also be called Shrek

Boss Hawg: Jerry Jones. Galloway calls the new Cowboy stadium in
development the Boss Hawg Bowl

Buck: Buck Showalter, Former Manager of the Texas Rangers - somehow survived prolong exposure to both George Steinbrenner and Jerry Colangelo in order to eventually wind up in Arlington; may also be called Little General

Busta : Hip-hop generation insult - coined during a "Fat Lip Friday" on the Good Fellas as a means of displeasure over Randy Galloway's sports commentary; may also be called punk

Cajun Jake: Jake Delhomme, Quarterback for the Carolina Panthers - cut three times in his career; had the opportunity to play for Dallas prior to landing starting job with Carolina and leading them to Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, TX; may also be called Quarterback Who Could Have Helped Cowboys Go Further In Playoffs Than Quincy Carter

Chicken Fried Kingdom: The great state of Texas, named after the official
meal of Texas -- Chicken Fried Steak

Children of the Corn: Fans, jocks, etc. associated with the University of Nebraska - peculiar bunch who only have one color in their wardrobe (red) and actually have faith in their most prominent politician (Tom Osborne); may also be called Cornhuskers

Collapse Watch: Similar to the National Weather Service Alerts like storm
watch and storm warnings. Given when the Rangers are about to lose the
lead in their division

Coop: Chuck Cooperstein, Voice of Mavs Basketball - all-knowing sport guru of D/FW metroplex; known for exclaiming "Answer The Question!" when callers fail to properly respond to his inquiries; may also be called Coop Gator

Cousin Joey: Joey Galloway, Wide Receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers - underachieving receiver incapable of running routes that involve the middle of the field; may also be called Chump

Cows : Dallas Cowboys, 2003 Wild Card team from NFC East - reinvigorated franchise currently waiting for new stadium to be built; may also be called America's Team

Cuervo : Jose Cuervo Tequila - suspected over-indulged beverage of choice for call-in fans ridiculous enough in their opinions, observations, etc. to merit the Idiot Alert

DJ Congo: Dallas Mavericks player Didier Ilunga-Mbenga. Galloway cannot
say his name so he gave him this nick name

Dodge : Shaun Dodge, handles Executive Administrative functions for show - screens callers and e-mailers on the GAC-Line; responsible for failing to keep "Jake Delhomme" streak alive on July 16, 2004 (*Ahem* No I didn't)

Empty Golf Shirt: John Hart, Fomer General Manager of the Texas Rangers - incompetent decision maker with ability to take credit for moves made by Doug Melvin while simultaneously alienating Grady Fuson; responsible for bringing batting practice pitcher Chan Ho Park in from Los Angeles for starting pitcher money; may also be called Forrest Gump

Football Einsteins: the members of the Football Firing Line

Football Firing Line: Roundtable discussion that takes place during the
football season

Four-legged: Horse racing - only form of gambling formally endorsed by Randy Galloway; luck with handicapping may also be the reason Randy is working two jobs instead of seeking retirement; may also be called Sport of Kings

Fraud: Deion Sanders, former NFL cornerback and MLB outfielder, and former analyst for THE NFL TODAY - has unfortunate habit of forgetting his end of financial commitments due to his tight arrangement with Jesus; may also be called Prime Time

Frozen Trinity: A mythical river rumored to be the location where Randy Galloway learned to play ice hockey during his childhood. Many experts believe this river existed during the last ice age, or the Pleistocene epoch, approximately 8,000 years ago

GAC : Galloway & Company, 103.3 FM ESPN talk show, weekdays from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. - vindictive, self-serving, often vicious sports commentary; nothing in the way of credibility; delivers frequent personal attacks; offers fair and biased opinions

GAC Anonymous : Therapy Group for Show Listeners - periodic get-together and counseling session for individuals too embarrassed to admit active or passive participation/involvement in show broadcast on 103.3 FM ESPN between 3:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M.

Gear Heads: Car racing fans

Geek Wire: The Internet or world wide web

Goose : Rick Gosselin, Pro Football Columnist for Dallas Morning News - well-respected NFL analyst/guru, although more admired by most for ability to land annual article in Playboy magazine

Governor Good Hair: Governor of Texas, Rick Perry. Got the nickname
because of his perfect hair

Grand Prairie: the city where Galloway was born and raised. One caller
suggested it was the space between Galloway's ears

Grassy Knoll : any remotely plausible conspiracy theory - ideas offered by hosts, guest, and/or callers to explain various current events in jock kingdom

Great Satan : Scott Boras, notorious MLB player's agent - greedy negotiator focused on extracting as much money as possible from franchises for players he represents, regardless of consequences for the economics of the game; may also be called Lucifer

Gunsmoke: Barry Switzer , former Oklahoma Sooner and Dallas Cowboys Head Coach - cornerstone of career was creating an atmosphere of lax discipline; had problems with proper accounting of all handguns; may also be called Bootlegger's Boy

Harlot : Elin Nordegren, fiancee of Tiger Woods - single-handedly responsible for the demise of Tiger Woods' golf game; provides enough of a distraction to ensure that Jack Nicklaus' record of major victories stays intact; may also be called Jesper Parnevik's former nanny

Ho : Chan Ho Park, Starting Pitcher for Texas Rangers - frequent visitor to the disabled list; running neck-and-neck with Raef LaFrentz as most overpaid athlete to ever play in the D/FW jock kingdom; may also be called Slump Buster (by opposing batters)

Hoodoo Voodoo: Crazy and unexplained events that happen in the sports
world. Sometimes you have the Hoodoo Voodoo going your way and sometimes it
is against you

Ian Gac: Ian Gac, Single A Farmhand for the Texas Rangers - official ball player of Galloway and Company; considered up-and-coming prospect by Buck

Idiot Alert: Laser-like noise emitted whenever ridiculous and/or outrageous ideas are shared by callers; i.e. "The Cowboys should trade Quincy Carter for Michael Vick"; may also be called Good Fellas Listener Alert

Jimster: Former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson

Jock Kingdom: the local sports world

KP : stands for "Can't Play" - reference often given in the same sentence with Quincy Carter; uncertain origins, although many believe it started with the 2002 opening game against the expansion Houston Texans; Q's stat line for that game: 13-30, 131 yards, 0 TDs, 1 INT

Little Ball of Hate: Jennifer Floyd Engel, host of her own show here on 103.3 FM ESPN Weekdays 9:00a-Noon; may also be called Hate

L & As: Lovers and Apologists, Quincy Carter fans - Galloway & Co. listeners who still fail to realize that Quincy Carter would not start for any other team in the NFL; fans who believe Quincy only needs one more year to prove his worth; led by President of L & As, Mark Followill; may also be called Delusional

Macky Mack : Mack Brown, Head Coach of the Texas Longhorns football team - underachieving coach who appears to also collect a paycheck from Oklahoma University during the Red River Shootout; resigned to fact that team's post-season choices are limited to only Cotton Bowl or Holiday Bowl

Madame No: Dallas Mayor Laura Miller. She gets this nickname because she
says "no" to the city financing stadiums for the Dallas' professional sports

Mighty Morris: Frequent caller to the show. Starts off his calls by
saying "What's going ooooooonnnnnnnnnn?". Also, says "Let me tell you
something Randy" throughout the call. Only caller to be on the Football
Firing Line. Dallas police detective who will someday probably arrest
Galloway for inciting a riot

Nascar Nation: Car racing fans

Nine Toed: Deion Sanders. Got this nickname due to missing several
crucial games due to a turf toe problem. Deion recuperated in time to play
in a playoff game and also play in the Pro bowl, but when needed during the
season his toe hurt

Orange Heads: University of Texas sports fans

Pig People: University of Arkansas sports fans

Princess of Potholes: Dallas Mayor Laura Miller. She gets this nickname
because she cares more about fixing potholes than getting professional
stadiums built in Dallas

Q : Quincy Carter, Quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys - considered the answer by L & As ; considered the problem by everyone else; may also be called The Reason Why Vinny Testaverde and Drew Henson Are On The Roster For The 2004 Season

Revo : Jim Reeves, Columnist for Fort Worth Star-Telegram - labeled as having questionable judgment after getting into ownership arrangement with Randy Galloway and the Weatherford Wranglers; not to be mistaken for country music singing legend

Sharp Stick: Verbal Jab at Chuck Cooperstein - attempt to upset the host of SportNight by bringing up issues he's guaranteed to disagree with; calling into his show with questions about high school sports or professional wrestling will provide similar results

Slut: Kobe Bryant's defense attorney - woman responsible for trying to prohibit the long awaited coupling of Kobe Bryant and Big Luther at the rock house; may also be called Pamela Mackey

Snake Handlers: Religious people, mainly people whose religion forbids
gambling or against horse racing. The NCAA basketball tournament usually
has several schools that are Snake Handler Universities, according to

Sparky: Sean Gray, Official E-Mailer and Independent Material Contributor for Galloway & Company - questioned by many whether he actually holds a full-time job due to frequent e-mails to show; responsible for creating the GAC Pledge; may also be called Spark On The Mark

Spothead: Rasheed Wallace, Power Forward for the Detroit Pistons - technical foul magnet for the NBA Champions; considered too disruptive by some when considered for move to Dallas; may also be called Sheed

T-Ham: Troy Hambrick, Former Running Back for the Oakland Raiders and Cowboys who had the potential for a 2,000+ yard season last year if there was anything in the way of a quarterback with him in the backfield; first running back of post-Emmitt Smith era in Dallas

The People : GAC Listeners Who Call In To The Show - individuals who call in to share viewpoints of current events in the jock kingdom; goal of phone call is to express opinions and to avoid the Idiot Alert

Topless Lizards: strip club dancers. The Dallas Cowboys in the 1990s had
many problems with the Topless Lizards

U-Haul Army: Fans from the city of Detroit that show up when the local
sports teams are playing the Tigers, Lions, Red Wings or Pistons. Got the
name because when the automotive industry went bust in the late 1970s, many
citizens of Detroit moved here by packing all their belongings in a U-Haul

Voice of Doom: Former Dallas Morning News columnist and member of the
Football Firing Line, Ed Werder Now works for ESPN. Got this nickname when the
Cowboys were wining in the early 1990s and Ed could always find something
wrong with the team

Whiny Orange: Texas Longhorn Fans - known for suffering inferiority complex; unable to grasp inability to win big games, as was evident by performance of Augie Garrido and company during 2004 College World Series; may also be called Longhorns

Zero U: Oklahoma University - Norman, Oklahoma based institution of higher learning (if possible in Oklahoma) where Gunsmoke is still considered a legend; will always have issues with strength of schedule rating due to annual match-up with Texas at the Red River Shootout: may also be called Sooners
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