(It went from Baltimore to Washington, DC, in 1844, though it sounds like it started in Boston)



MEANING: noun:
1. A fraudulent scheme or practice.
2. A wild party.

ETYMOLOGY: Back-formation from rorty (boisterous, lively, jolly), of uncertain origin. Earliest documented use: 1926. Rorty is from 1868.

ROIT - a correct Cockney, yes?

AORT - a very short main artery leaving the Left Ventricle

RORO - what you do gently to your boat when you go down the stream